Mount Aeolus (Vermont) facts for kids
For other places with the same name, see Mount Aeolus.
Quick facts for kidsMount Aeolus
|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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