Thomas Cole Mountain

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Thomas Cole Mountain
Spring view of Thomas Cole Mountain.jpg
Spring view of Thomas Cole, from the east.
Elevation 3,950 feet (1,200 m)[1]
Prominence 220 ft (70 m)[2]
Listing Catskill High Peaks
Location
Location Greene County, New York
Range Catskill Mountains
Coordinates 42°16.25′N 74°8.17′W / 42.27083°N 74.13617°W / 42.27083; -74.13617Coordinates: 42°16.25′N 74°8.17′W / 42.27083°N 74.13617°W / 42.27083; -74.13617
Topo map USGS Hensonville
Climbing
Easiest route Trail

Thomas Cole Mountain is a mountain located in Greene County, New York. The mountain named for Thomas Cole (1801–1848), an artist who lived in the area, and is regarded as the founder of the Hudson River School.

Thomas Cole Mountain is part of the Blackhead range, and is the fourth highest peak of the Catskill Mountains. Thomas Cole is flanked to the east by Black Dome (3,990 feet or 1,220 metres), and to the west by Camel's Hump (3,530 feet or 1,080 metres).

Summit of mountain, slightly off the main trail.

Thomas Cole Mountain stands within the watershed of Schoharie Creek, which drains into the Mohawk River, the Hudson River, and into New York Bay. The south side of Thomas Cole drains into East Kill, and thence into Schoharie Creek. The north side of Thomas Cole drains into Batavia Kill, and thence into Schoharie Creek.

Thomas Cole Mountain is within New York's Catskill Park.

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  1. ^ Summit elevation between 3,940 and 3,960 ft.
  2. ^ Key col elevation between 3,720 and 3,740 ft.

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