Ruby Dome

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Ruby Dome
RubyDomeNV.jpg
Elevation 11,392+ ft (3472+ m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 4,793 ft (1,461 m)[1]
Listing Nevada County High Points[1]
Location
Ruby Dome is located in Nevada
Ruby Dome
Ruby Dome
Location Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
Range Ruby Mountains
Coordinates 40°37′19″N 115°28′30″W / 40.6218722°N 115.4750569°W / 40.6218722; -115.4750569Coordinates: 40°37′19″N 115°28′30″W / 40.6218722°N 115.4750569°W / 40.6218722; -115.4750569[2]
Topo map USGS Ruby Dome
Climbing
Easiest route West side from above Griswold Lake: Hike & Scramble

Ruby Dome, the highest peak of the Ruby Mountains and Elko County, is located in northeastern Nevada in the western United States. It rises from a base elevation of about 6,000 feet (1,800 m) to a height of 11,387 feet (3,471 m). It is located about 21 miles (34 km) southeast of the city of Elko.

Ruby Mountains with Ruby Dome in the center
Ruby Dome view
View from Ruby Dome

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ruby Dome, Nevada". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Ruby Dome". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-22. 

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