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Mount Aeolus
Mount Aeolus is located in Vermont
Mount Aeolus
Mount Aeolus
Location in Vermont
Highest point
Elevation 3,230 ft (980 m)  NGVD 29
Prominence 1,150 ft (350 m)
Location Dorset, Bennington County, Vermont
Parent range Taconic Range
Topo map USGS Manchester

Mount Aeolus is a mountain summit in Dorset., Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Mount Aeolus is one of the Taconic Mountains. It lies 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of the community of East Dorset.


Its name is derived from Aeolus, the Greek god of the wind. The Board on Geographic Names ruled in favor of the current name in 1986; prior to that time, the mountain had also been referred to as "Mount Eolus."

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