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Peck Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 371 ft (113 m) ridge high point
Location Cheshire, Connecticut
Parent range Metacomet Ridge
Age of rock 200 million yrs.
Mountain type Fault-block; igneous
Easiest route trailless

Peck Mountain of south-central Connecticut, 371 feet (113 m), is a traprock mountain ridge located in Cheshire, Connecticut. It is part of the narrow, linear Metacomet Ridge that extends from Long Island Sound near New Haven, north through the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts to the Vermont border. The Metacomet Ridge continues south from Peck Mountain as Mount Sanford and north as a diminishing series of hills that extend into Southington, Connecticut.

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