Physically, the western parts of the Bronx are hilly , dominated by a series of parallel ridges running south to north. This is because the east-west divider is Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx , which is directly north of Fifth Avenue.
The highest natural point in the city is Todt Hill on Staten Island, which at 409.8 ft (124.9 m) above sea level is the highest hill on the Eastern Seaboard south of Maine. The summit of the ridge is largely covered in woodlands as part of the Staten Island Greenbelt.
The island’s tallest natural point is Jayne’s Hill near Melville, with an elevation of 400.9 feet (122.2 m) above sea level.
There are three major mountain ranges in New York : the Adirondack Mountains , the Catskill Mountains , and part of the Appalachian Mountains .
The Adirondack Region is located in Northern New York, about 4 hours north of Manhattan and two hours south of Montreal . It is a vast wilderness, but it isn’t as remote as some might think.
Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains , in North America .
|View of Pikes Peak|
|Elevation||14,115 feet (4,302 m) NAVD88|
|Prominence||5,530 feet (1,690 m)|
The highest point in every US state Alaska — Denali, 20,310 feet above sea level. California — Mount Whitney, 14,505 feet above sea level. Colorado — Mount Elbert, 14,440 feet above sea level. Washington — Mount Rainier, 14,417 feet above sea level. Wyoming — Gannett Peak , 13,809 feet above sea level.