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monadnock An isolated hill or range of hills standing above the general level of a peneplain, which results from the erosion of the surrounding terrain. It may be located on relatively resistant rock or in a watershed position where erosion is least. It is named after Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire, USA.

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monadnock

monadnock Isolated hill or range of hills standing above the general level of a peneplain and resulting from the erosion of the surrounding terrain. It may be located on relatively resistant rock or in a watershed position where erosion is least. It is named after Mount Monadnock, New Hampshire, USA.

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Monadnock (mənăd´nŏk), isolated peak, 3,165 ft (965 m) high, SW N.H. It is a popular hiking destination, noted for its view. The peak lends its name to the geomorphic term monadnock, an isolated mountain remnant standing above the general level of the land because of its greater resistance to erosion.

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