Place:Lehigh Gap, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameLehigh Gap
Alt namesLecha Wasser Kaftsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42031198
Lehigh Water Gapsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42031198
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates40.767°N 75.6°W
Located inLehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
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The Lehigh Gap, located in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, is a water gap formed by the Lehigh River where it cuts through Blue Mountain in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. The gap allows easy travel between Carbon County to the north and Lehigh and Northampton counties to the south of the mountain. One of the more distinctive features of the gap is Devil's Pulpit, a rock formation that reminds hikers of a pulpit. Lehigh Gap is also the name of a village also known as Weider's Crossing and located at the south end of the gap in Lehigh and Northampton Counties.

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