Currant Mountain Wilderness

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Currant Mountain Wilderness
IUCN category Ib (wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Currant Mountain Wilderness
Map showing the location of Currant Mountain Wilderness
Location Nye / White Pine counties, Nevada USA
Nearest city Ely, Nevada
Coordinates 38°54′45″N 115°25′26″W / 38.9124356°N 115.4239177°W / 38.9124356; -115.4239177Coordinates: 38°54′45″N 115°25′26″W / 38.9124356°N 115.4239177°W / 38.9124356; -115.4239177[1]
Area 47,357 acres (19,165 ha)[2]
Established 1989
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Currant Mountain Wilderness is a 47,357-acre (19,165 ha) wilderness area in the White Pine Range of Nye County and White Pine County, in the eastern section of the state of Nevada in the western United States.

The Currant Mountain Wilderness is bordered on the north by the White Pine Range Wilderness, on the east by the Red Mountain Wilderness, and is administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. The nearest city is Ely, Nevada. Currant Mountain is a habitat for ancient Pinus longaeva - Great Basin Bristlecone Pines.

Pinus longaeva - Great Basin Bristlecone Pines in the Currant Mountain Wilderness Area

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  1. ^ "Currant Mountain Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 
  2. ^ "Currant Mountain Wilderness". Friends of Nevada Wilderness. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 

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