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Nippletop is located in New York Adirondack Park
Location in New York Adirondack Park
Nippletop is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Highest point
Elevation 1,405 m (4,610 ft)
Prominence 420 m (1,380 ft)
Listing Adirondack High Peaks 13th
Location Keene, Essex County, New York, U.S.
Parent range Colvin Range
Topo map USGS Mount Marcy

Nippletop is a mountain located in Essex County, New York. The mountain is part of the Colvin Range. Nippletop is flanked to the northeast by Dial Mountain. To the east, it faces Dix Mountain across Hunters Pass, and to the west it faces Mount Colvin across Elk Pass.

The west side of Nippletop drains into the West Inlet of Elk Lake, thence into The Branch of the Schroon River, the Hudson River, and into New York Bay. The south and east sides of Nippletop drain into the East Inlet of Elk Lake. The northeast side of Nippletop drains into the headwaters of the North Fork of the Boquet River, thence into Lake Champlain, which drains into Canada's Richelieu River, the Saint Lawrence River, and into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The northwest side of Nippletop drains into Gill Brook, thence into the East Branch of Ausable River, and into Lake Champlain.

Nippletop Mountain, 3,018 ft (920 m) high, is a different nearby mountain (about 12 kilometers or 7 miles away), at 43°59.54′N 73°45.16′W / 43.99233°N 73.75267°W / 43.99233; -73.75267.

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