Mount Emmons (New York) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Emmons
Mount Emmons (left) seen from Seymour Mountain,
|Elevation||4,039 ft (1,231 m)|
|Prominence||102 ft (31 m)|
|Listing||Adirondack High Peaks 40th|
|Location||Franklin County, New York,
|Parent range||Seward Mountains,
|Topo map||USGS Ampersand Lake|
The mountain is located within the High Peaks Wilderness Area of Adirondack Park. The mountain (elevation 4,022 feet [1,226 m]) is part of the Seward Mountains of the Adirondacks. Mount Emmons is flanked to the north by Donaldson Mountain and is the westernmost of the 46 High Peaks.
Mount Emmons stands within the watershed of the Cold River, which drains into the Raquette River, the Saint Lawrence River in Canada, and into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The east side of Mt. Emmons drains into Seward Brook, thence into the Cold River. The west side of Emmons drains into Boulder Brook, thence into the Cold River.
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