Big Spencer Mountain

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Big Spencer Mountain
Big Spencer Mountain is located in Maine
Big Spencer Mountain
Big Spencer Mountain
Highest point
Elevation3,205 ft (977 m)
Prominence1,919 ft (585 m) [1]
Listing45 New England Fifty Finest
Coordinates45°46′22″N 69°26′50″W / 45.772667°N 69.447333°W / 45.772667; -69.447333Coordinates: 45°46′22″N 69°26′50″W / 45.772667°N 69.447333°W / 45.772667; -69.447333
Geography
LocationPiscataquis County, Maine, U.S.
Topo mapUSGS Big Spencer Mountain
Climbing
Easiest routeHiking, class 1

Big Spencer Mountain is a mountain located in Piscataquis County, Maine. Big Spencer Mtn. is flanked to the west by Little Spencer Mountain.[2]

The southwest end of Big Spencer Mountain drains into Kidney Brook, then into Lobster Lake, and into the West Branch of the Penobscot River, and into Penobscot Bay. The northeast end of Big Spencer Mountain drains into spring-fed Blood Pond where the pond's outlet, Maxfield Brook, then empties into Lobster Lake. Part of the southeast side of Big Spencer Mountain drains into Bear Brook, then into Ragged Lake, Ragged Stream, Caribou Lake, Chesuncook Lake, Ripogenus Lake, and into the West Branch Penobscot River. The southern part of the southeast side of Big Spencer drains into Lazy Tom Stream, thene into the Roach River, and Moosehead Lake, the source of the Kennebec River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Spencer Mountain, Maine". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-05.
  2. ^ "Big Spencer Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.

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