Mount Aeolus (Vermont)

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Mount Aeolus
Highest point
Elevation 3,230 ft (980 m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 1,150 ft (350 m)
Coordinates 43°14′26″N 73°02′19″W / 43.2406309°N 73.0387151°W / 43.2406309; -73.0387151Coordinates: 43°14′26″N 73°02′19″W / 43.2406309°N 73.0387151°W / 43.2406309; -73.0387151[2]
Geography
Location Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont
Parent range Taconic Range
Topo map USGS Manchester

Mount Aeolus is a mountain summit in Dorset., Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Mount Aeolus is one of the Taconic Mountains. It lies 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the community of East Dorset.[2]

Name[edit]

Its name is derived from Aeolus, the Greek god of the wind. The Board on Geographic Names ruled in favor of the current name in 1986; prior to that time, the mountain had also been referred to as "Mount Eolus."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Aeolus, Vermont". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mount Aeolus". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-06-07.