Carson Range

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carson Range
The Carson Range looking south from Genoa, Nevada
Highest point
Peak Freel Peak
Elevation 10,881 ft (3,317 m) [1]
Carson Range is located in Nevada
Carson Range
location of Carson Range in Nevada [2]
Country United States
States Nevada and California
Range coordinates 39°20′38″N 119°55′02″W / 39.3438°N 119.9171°W / 39.3438; -119.9171Coordinates: 39°20′38″N 119°55′02″W / 39.3438°N 119.9171°W / 39.3438; -119.9171
Parent range Sierra Nevada (U.S.)
Borders on west: Reno, Nevada
west: Lake Tahoe
Topo map USGS Mount Rose

The Carson Range is a spur of the Sierra Nevada in eastern California and western Nevada that starts at Carson Pass and goes to the Truckee River. The Tahoe Rim Trail is in the range.


Principal Mountains
Counties and Cities
Principal Streams and Lakes

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Carson Range". Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  2. ^ "Carson Range". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-03. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Carson Range.

Template:DouglasCountyCA-geo-stub Template:WashoeCountyCA-geo-stub