Finally, I get to make my favorite mountain. Or, at least the one that I know the best. Mt. Monadnock is a very popular peak in Southwestern New Hampshire, and is about a two hour drive from my apartment in Boston. It's a pleasure to climb, taking you over piles of granite boulders, through birch-pine forests, and across glacially-carved rock formations. From the top on a nice sunny day, you can see downtown Boston, the White Mountains of Northern New Hampshire, and Mt. Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts.
Of particular note is the inconsistency in the reporting of Monadnock's elevation. Google lists 3166', Wikipedia 3165', and Peakbagger lists NAVD88 of 3149' but allows a range from 960-966 meters (3149' to 3169'). But the controversy is now over! Recent LiDAR scans of the area, from which this data is taken, put the summit rock at just over 3170'. LiDAR is what makes this the most accurate map of Monadnock ever, and in full 3D. Enjoy this model as a memento of your climb. I know I will.
Model scale is 1:10000
Model covers an area approximately 1.4 by 1.4 miles
Altitudes covered: 1560' to 3170'
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Elevation data provided by [NH GRANIT](http://granit.sr.unh.edu/) at the University of New Hampshire.
Source of aerial orthoimagery data: U.S. Geological Survey
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