Baker Mountain (Piscataquis County, Maine)

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Baker Mountain
Baker Mountain is located in Maine
Baker Mountain
Baker Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 3,521 ft (1,073 m)
Prominence 2,190 ft (670 m) [1]
Listing New England Fifty Finest #31
Coordinates 45°34′16″N 69°23′38″W / 45.571°N 69.393833°W / 45.571; -69.393833Coordinates: 45°34′16″N 69°23′38″W / 45.571°N 69.393833°W / 45.571; -69.393833
Geography
Location Piscataquis County, Maine, U.S.
Topo map USGS Number Four Mountain

Baker Mountain is a wild, trail-less mountain located in Beaver Cove (TA.2 R.13&14, WELS), Piscataquis County, Maine. It is flanked to the northwest by Lily Bay Mountain.[2] Elephant Mountain is about 2 miles (3 km) to the southwest, and White Cap Mountain is about 5 miles (8 km) to the east.

The east side of Baker Mountain drains into Baker Mountain Brook, then into the West Branch of the Pleasant River, the Piscataquis River, the Penobscot River, and into Penobscot Bay. The southwest side of Baker Mountain drains into North Brook, then into Upper and Lower Wilson Ponds, Eagle Stream, Big Wilson Stream, Sebec Lake, and the Sebec River, another tributary of the Piscataquis River. The northwest side of Baker Mountain drains into South Brook, then into Moosehead Lake, the source of the Kennebec River, which drains into the Gulf of Maine.

The southern slopes of the mountain are part of the Katahdin Iron Works conservation property managed by the Appalachian Mountain Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baker Mountain, Maine". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Baker Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 30 September 1980. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 

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