Mount Colfax, New York

Prominence: 55 ft, 17 m

Elevation: 1295 feet, 395 meters

Approx. Isolation: 5.43 mi, 8.74 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)43° 5' N; 73° 23' W
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew York
County/Second Level RegionWashington

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     2011-11-03 by Jean André Laverdure

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Colfax Mtn retains an 80 foot Fire Tower Aermotor LS-40 built in 1950, which tho closed to the public, suggests extensive views of the Lake Lauderdale area far beyond those actually available. The summit can be reached via Fire Tower Road to just below the summit.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 55 ft/17 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 75 ft/23 m
  Key Col: 1240 ft/378 m
Isolation5.43 mi/8.74 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Goose Egg Ridge  (E)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Appalachian Mountains
Range3: Northern U.S. Appalachians
Range4: Taconic Range
Range5: Northern Taconic
Drainage BasinsHudson
New York Harbor
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCambridge O43073a4 1:24,000
This peak was submitted to the database by Jean André Laverdure.

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