The Mountains of Maine by Steve Pinkham

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How did a mountain get the name Moose's Bosom? Why is another called Picked Chicken Hill? Was Smart Mountain named for a local Einstein? And what's afoot on Toenail Ridge? Mountain trekker Steve Pinkham provides the informative and sometimes surprising answers in Mountains of Maine: Intriguing Stories Behind Their Names. Arranged alphabetically within regions are capsule histories highlighting natural features, origins of place names, intriguing facts, and local legends. Sidebars tell about selected trails, historical figures, and other topics of interest. This ambitious and endlessly fascinating book touches on significant peaks and hills throughout the state of Maine.  Paperback.