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Mt. Mansfield, Vermont lapel pin by Geo-Situ
Mt. Mansfield, Vermont lapel pin by Geo-Situ
 
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Publication Year: n/a
Product Type: Accessories
MapLink Code: GSU_PN_MANSFIELD
Coverage: |United States|VT|

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1 inch diameter
Cast in fine pewter
Military clutch back
Mounted on story card

PLACE NAME: Mount Mansfield
ELEVATION: 4393 ft.
COORDINATES: N44 32' 37'' W072 48' 53''
LOCATION: Vermont, USA
MARKERSLEUTH PHOTO CONTRIBUTOR: Betty Risser, 1996

Mount Mansfield, Vermont's highest point, is located in the Green Mountain Range. Geologic studies of the high mountains of the east reveal that they are not as tall or rugged as the western peaks, because of their age. Millennia of erosion have reduced them as much as six miles!
In 1909, James Paddock Taylor originated the idea of creating a trail along the ridge of this range and founded the Green Mountain Club. The 270 mile Long Trail traverses the state from south to north and includes the highest summits, Mansfield, and the popular Killington Peak and Camels Hump. The trail was built by the Green Mountain Club between 1910 and 1930. The maintenance, management, and protection of the trail and forest continues to be the mission of the club.
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