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Sugar Loaf Mountain

Sugar Loaf Mountain
Sugar Loaf Mountain

Sugar Loaf Mountain provides evidence regarding age and structural relationships of rocks in the Piedmont biophysiographic province. The site appears to be either an outlier to the east of the main mass of the Catoctin Mountain, or a root remnant of the ancient Appalachia land mass.

Location: Frederick County, MD ; Montgomery County, MD

Year designated: 1969

Acres: 3,137

Ownership: Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012