Bare Mountain Range (Nevada)
|Bare Mountain Range|
Bare Mountain as seen from the Bullfrog Hills west of Beatty
|Elevation||6,273 ft (1,912 m)|
|Length||9 mi (14 km) NW x SE|
|Width||5 mi (8.0 km)|
|District||Nye County, Nevada|
Amargosa Valley-S & SE
|Topo map||USGS Carrara Canyon|
The Bare Mountain Range is a short range, about 9 miles (14 km) long, trending northwest by southeast. The north end of the range borders Beatty on the Amargosa River. The Bullfrog Hills lie to the northwest of Beatty. Yucca Mountain lies about nine miles to the east across Crater Flat. The range borders the central and northeast Amargosa Desert, which also trends northwest by southeast. U.S. Route 95 runs in the Amargosa Valley along the south edge of the range and turns at Beatty to continue north through Oasis Valley.
The highest peak of the range is Bare Mountain, of the same name, at 6,273 feet (1,912 m). In the southeast of the range, Wildcat Peak rises to 5,052 feet (1,540 m)
Bare Mountain Range was descriptively named for the bare summits.
- "Bare Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
- Beatty, Nevada–California, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1986
- Bare Mountain Range, mountainzone.com
- Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 54.
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