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Highest point
Elevation1,405 m (4,610 ft) [1]
Prominence420 m (1,380 ft) [2]
ListingAdirondack High Peaks
Coordinates44°5.35′N 73°48.98′W / 44.08917°N 73.81633°W / 44.08917; -73.81633Coordinates: 44°5.35′N 73°48.98′W / 44.08917°N 73.81633°W / 44.08917; -73.81633
LocationKeene, Essex County, New York, U.S.
Parent rangeColvin Range
Topo mapUSGS Mount Marcy

Nippletop is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Colvin Range. Nippletop is flanked to the northeast by Dial Mountain. To the east, it faces Dix Mountain across Hunters Pass, and to the west it faces Mount Colvin across Elk Pass.

The west side of Nippletop drains into the West Inlet of Elk Lake, thence into The Branch of the Schroon River, the Hudson River, and into New York Bay. The south and east sides of Nippletop drain into the East Inlet of Elk Lake. The northeast side of Nippletop drains into the headwaters of the North Fork of the Boquet River, thence into Lake Champlain, which drains into Canada's Richelieu River, the Saint Lawrence River, and into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The northwest side of Nippletop drains into Gill Brook, thence into the East Branch of Ausable River, and into Lake Champlain.

Nippletop Mountain, 3,018 ft (920 m) high, is a different nearby mountain (about 12 kilometers or 7 miles away), at 43°59.54′N 73°45.16′W / 43.99233°N 73.75267°W / 43.99233; -73.75267.

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  1. ^ Summit elevation between 1,400 and 1,410 m.
  2. ^ Key col elevation between 980 and 990 m.

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