Jenny Jump Mountain

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Jenny Jump Mountain
2013-05-06 17 02 10 View of Jenny Jump Mountain and Jenny Jump State Forest from Hope Road near Great Meadows, New Jersey.jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,129 ft (344 m)  NGVD 29[2]
Coordinates40°50′46″N 74°58′41″W / 40.8462097°N 74.9779496°W / 40.8462097; -74.9779496Coordinates: 40°50′46″N 74°58′41″W / 40.8462097°N 74.9779496°W / 40.8462097; -74.9779496[1]
Geography
LocationWarren County, New Jersey, U.S.
Topo mapUSGS Blairstown
Climbing
Easiest routeHiking

Jenny Jump Mountain is a mountain in Warren County, New Jersey. The summit rises to 1,129 feet (344 m); the mountain is within Frelinghuysen, Hope, Independence and Liberty Townships, it is part of the New York–New Jersey Highlands of the Appalachian Mountains, although somewhat isolated to the west of the main body of the Highlands.[3]

Portions of Jenny Jump Mountain are within Jenny Jump State Forest.

History[edit]

An 1834 description read,

Jenny Jump, a noted eminence in the northern part of Oxford t-ship, Warren co., extending N. E. and S. W. for about 10 miles, and into Independence t-ship.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jenny Jump Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-04-06.
  2. ^ Verified elevation from USGS topographic map Blairstown
  3. ^ Dalton, Richard (2003). "Physiographic Provinces of New Jersey" (PDF). New Jersey Geological Survey Information Circular. NJDEP.
  4. ^ A Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey - Thomas F. Gordon - Google Books. Books.google.com. Retrieved April 6, 2014.