Bergen Hill is about 19 kilometers (12 miles) long and 1.6 kilometers (1 mile) wide, comprizing a range of bluffs of Triassic diabase. It commences at Bergen Point and runs behind Jersey City and Hoboken to a point in Weehawken about opposite Thirty-fifth Street in New York City. Here it comes close to the Hudson River and continues north for some 29 kilometers (18 miles) to Piermont, being known as the Palisades.

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