Mount Emmons (New York)
Mount Emmons (left) seen from Seymour Mountain,
|Elevation||4,039 ft (1,231 m) |
|Prominence||102 ft (31 m) |
|Listing||Adirondack High Peaks|
Franklin County, New York|
|Topo map||USGS Ampersand Lake|
The mountain is located within the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack Park. The mountain (elevation 4,022 feet [1,226 m]) is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Mount Emmons is flanked to the north by Donaldson Mountain and is the westernmost of the 46 High Peaks.
Mount Emmons stands within the watershed of the Cold River, which drains into the Raquette River, the Saint Lawrence River in Canada, and into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The east side of Mt. Emmons drains into Seward Brook, thence into the Cold River. The west side of Emmons drains into Boulder Brook, thence into the Cold River.
- List of mountains in New York
- Northeast 111 4,000-footers
- Adirondack High Peaks
- Adirondack Forty-Sixers
- "Mount Emmons, New York". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 30 Jan 2013.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Emmons
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 119.
- "Mount Emmons". SummitPost.org.
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