Fir Mountain (New York)

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Fir Mountain
Fir Mountain is located in New York
Fir Mountain
Fir Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 3620+ ft (1103+ m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 420 ft (130 m) [1]
Listing Catskill High Peaks
Coordinates 42°01′39″N 74°28′09″W / 42.0275916°N 74.4690414°W / 42.0275916; -74.4690414Coordinates: 42°01′39″N 74°28′09″W / 42.0275916°N 74.4690414°W / 42.0275916; -74.4690414[2]
Location Ulster County, New York
Parent range Catskill Mountains
Topo map USGS Shandaken

Fir Mountain is a mountain located in Ulster County, New York. The mountain is part of the Catskill Mountains. Fir Mountain is flanked to the northwest by Big Indian Mountain, and to the southeast by Spruce Mountain.

The east side of Fir Mountain drains into Esopus Creek, thence into the Hudson River, and into New York Bay. The northwest end of Fir Mtn. drains into Elk Bushkill, thence into Esopus Creek. The west and south sides of Fir Mtn. drain into Biscuit Brook, thence into the West Branch of the Neversink River, the Delaware River, and into Delaware Bay.

Fir Mountain is within the Big Indian Wilderness of New York's Catskill State Park.

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  1. ^ a b "Fir Mountain, New York". Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Fir Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 

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