Snow Mountain (Franklin County, Maine)

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Snow Mountain
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Snow Mountain as seen from Piopolis, Quebec
Highest point
Elevation3,960 ft (1,210 m)
Prominence2,329 ft (710 m) [1]
ListingNew England Fifty Finest #24
New England 100 Highest #70
Coordinates45°17′29″N 70°42′34″W / 45.2915°N 70.709333°W / 45.2915; -70.709333Coordinates: 45°17′29″N 70°42′34″W / 45.2915°N 70.709333°W / 45.2915; -70.709333[2]
Geography
Snow Mountain is located in Maine
Snow Mountain
Snow Mountain
Topo mapUSGS Chain of Ponds
Climbing
Easiest routeHiking trail

Snow Mountain is a mountain located in Franklin County, Maine, about 5 mi (8 km) from the Canada–United States border.[3] Snow Mtn. is flanked to the northeast by Bag Pond Mountain, and to the southeast by Round Mountain.

The north side of Snow Mountain drains into Indian Stream, then into Chain of Ponds, the North Branch of the Dead River, Flagstaff Lake, the Dead River, the Kennebec River, and into the Gulf of Maine. The southeast side of Snow Mountain drains into Little Alder Stream, then into Alder Stream, and the North Branch of the Dead River. The north side of Snow Mountain drains into Big Island Pond, then into the Kennebago River, and the Androscoggin River, which drains into Merrymeeting Bay, the estuary of the Kennebec River.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snow Mountain, Maine". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
  2. ^ "Snow Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Snow Mountain". SummitPost.org.