|Maine's 21 Finest. Mountains with the tallest stature |
independent of taller mountains
|The Grenville province makes an appearance in Maine|
though not sufficient to host our tallest mountains.
|A fleet of ancient islands remain hidden in northern|
Maine. The 50 finest do not grace their shores.
|A smaller continent, called Avalonia collided with|
a proto-North America 350 million years ago, but could the
collision create a chain of islands 50 miles inland?
Travelers in Baxter), so what has persisted is the roots of those mountains, particularly granite.
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