The New England Fifty Finest is a list of mountains in New England, used in the mountaineering sport of peak bagging.The list comprises the 50 summits with the highest topographic prominence — a peak's height above the lowest contour which encloses that peak and no higher peak.
Etymology. The doctor and writer Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. coined the term "Brahmin Caste of New England" in an 1860 story in The Atlantic Monthly. The term Brahmin refers to the highest-ranking caste of people in the traditional Hindu caste system in India; by extension, it was applied in the United States to the old, wealthy New England families of British Protestant origin which became ...
Sometimes wikipedia editing is good, sometimes not so good. Back in 2013, an anonymous editor added a 51st m0untain that didn't belong. That was removed within a month or two, but all of us failed to notice that the editor had changed the introductory sentence to say that this is a list of 51 peaks.
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It is also on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks. The valley of the Israel River separates the Pilot Range from the rest of the White Mountains; Mt. Cabot's relative isolation gives it the fifth-highest topographic prominence in New Hampshire, and the fourteenth-highest in New England .
Mount Lafayette is a 5,249-foot (1,600 m) mountain at the northern end of the Franconia Range in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, United States.It lies in the town of Franconia in Grafton County, and appears on the New England Fifty Finest list of the most topographically prominent peaks in New England.
The name was rejected by the NFL and on March 22, 1971, the team officially announced they would change its geographic name to New England.  During the 1970s, the Patriots had some success, earning a berth to the playoffs in 1976—as a wild card team—and in 1978—as AFC East champions.
Mount Carrigain is a mountain located in Grafton County, New Hampshire.The mountain is named after Phillip Carrigain, NH Secretary of State (1805–10), and is on the south side of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, the source of the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River in the heart of the White Mountains, between Franconia Notch and Crawford Notch.
The history of New England pertains to the New England region of the United States. New England is the oldest clearly defined region of the United States, and it predates the American Revolution by more than 150 years.
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