North Brother

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For the mountain in Australia, see Three Brothers, New South Wales. For various islands of that name, see North Brother Island.
North Brother
North Brother and Fort Mts Maine.jpg
South Brother (left) and Mount Coe (far left)& Doubletop Mountain (Maine) seen from North Brother
Highest point
Elevation4,150 ft (1,260 m)
Prominence1,243 ft (379 m) [1]
ListingNew England 4000 footers
Coordinates45°57′26″N 68°59′07″W / 45.957333°N 68.985333°W / 45.957333; -68.985333Coordinates: 45°57′26″N 68°59′07″W / 45.957333°N 68.985333°W / 45.957333; -68.985333[2]
Geography
Topo mapUSGS Mount Katahdin
Climbing
Easiest routeHiking trail

North Brother is a mountain located in Baxter State Park, Piscataquis County, Maine.[3] North Brother is flanked to the northeast by Fort Mountain, and to the southwest by South Brother; collectively the two are called "The Brothers."

The south and east sides of North Brother drains into a swampy area called "The Klondike", then into Wassataquoik Stream, the East Branch of the Penobscot River, and into Penobscot Bay. The north and west sides of North Brother drain into Little Nesowadnehunk Stream, Nesowadnehunk Stream, and the West Branch of the Penobscot River.

The Appalachian Trail, a 2,170 mi (3,490 km) National Scenic Trail from Georgia to Maine, reaches its northern terminus, on the summit of Mount Katahdin, 5 mi (8.0 km) to the southeast of The Brothers.

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