Watchung Mountains


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Watchung Mountains,

two long low ridges of volcanic origin, from 400 to 500 ft (122–152 m) high, N central N.J. They curve c.40 mi (60 km) between Paterson and Somerville. Basalt is quarried there. The Watchungs have been the scene of extensive suburban development since the 1970s.
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The building has an open feeling, with lots of natural light and views of Manhattan to the east and the Watchung Mountains to the west."
The firm also is preserving 15-foot, quilt-panel windows that accentuate views of New York City to the east and the Watchung Mountains to the west.
Three basalt flows collectively known as the Watchung Mountains lie within the upper third of the stratigraphic section of the Newark Basin.
Cunningham (a founder and former chair of the New Jersey Historical Commission) makes the case that the winters spent by George Washington and the Continental Army in the Watchung Mountains of New Jersey were crucial to the eventual course of the war.
Paterson is located in a corner of northeast New Jersey, nestling at the bottom of the Watchung Mountains and hugging the Passaic River.
Located in Bernards, Township, The Hills, a 1,600-acre master planned community with 21 neighborhoods, offers buyers a sought-after Somerset County address in an affluent bedroom community with horse farms and estates among the Watchung mountains. People here like the rural environment, which means new construction must blend into the surroundings.
Woodmont Properties has broken ground on Woodmont at Bridgewater, a 100-unit rental community nestled in the Watchung Mountains in Somerset County, New Jersey.
Jointly the three volcanic ridges are known as the Watchung Mountains. In the Haledon area the basalt flows and the sedimentary beds dip northwest at about 9-10 degrees (Volkert, 2006).
Somerset Corporate Center provides spectacular views of the Watchung Mountains, lush landscaping, ponds and fountains, as well as a 15-acre central park, setting a new standard for excellence in a Class A office space design in Central New Jersey.