Box Lake (Nevada)

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Box Lake
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Box Lake is located in Nevada
Box Lake
Box Lake
Location in Nevada
Location Ruby Mountains, Elko County, Nevada
Coordinates 40°35′48″N 115°25′12″W / 40.59667°N 115.42000°W / 40.59667; -115.42000
Type tarn
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 9,620 ft (2,930 m)

Box Lake is a glacial tarn in the Ruby Mountains, in Elko County in the northeastern part of the state of Nevada. It is located on a shelf on the side wall of Box Canyon, and at an elevation of 9,620 feet (2,930 m). Along with Snow Lake, it is one of the sources of the stream which flows down Box Canyon. After exiting the mountains it merges with other streams to form the South Fork of the Humboldt River.