Mount Tammany

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Mount Tammany
Mount Tammany.jpg
Mount Tammany 's south face, November 2008
Highest point
Elevation1,527 ft (465 m)
Coordinates40°58′09″N 75°06′41″W / 40.96917°N 75.11139°W / 40.96917; -75.11139Coordinates: 40°58′09″N 75°06′41″W / 40.96917°N 75.11139°W / 40.96917; -75.11139[1]
Geography
Mount Tammany is located in Warren County, New Jersey
Mount Tammany
Mount Tammany
Location of Mount Tammany in New Jersey
LocationDelaware Water Gap, Warren County, New Jersey, U.S.
Parent rangeKittatinny Mountains
Topo mapUSGS Portland [1]
Climbing
Easiest routeMount Tammany Trail ascending the western slopes from the Dunnfield Creek trailhead (hike)

Mount Tammany is the southernmost peak of the Kittatinny Mountains in Knowlton Township, Warren County, New Jersey, United States. It is 1,526 feet (465 m) tall, and forms the east side of the Delaware Water Gap. Across the Gap is Mount Minsi, on the Pennsylvania side of the river. The mountain is named after the Lenni Lenape chief Tamanend.[2] It lies along the Appalachian Trail in Worthington State Forest. The summit can be hiked by the Mount Tammany Trail ascending the western slopes. This trail head is accessible from Interstate 80.

Mount Tammany view
View from the overlook near the summit of Mount Tammany

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Tammany". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1979-09-08. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ (Scofield, 38)

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