Copper Mountains (Nevada)

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Copper Mountains
2013-07-12 10 26 29 View of the Copper Mountains in Nevada from Charleston-Jarbidge Road (Elko County Route 748).jpg
View of the Copper Mountains from Copper Basin
Highest point
Peak Copper Mountain
Elevation 3,022 m (9,915 ft)
Coordinates 41°46′17″N 115°31′14″W / 41.77139°N 115.52056°W / 41.77139; -115.52056
Geography
Copper Mountains (Nevada) is located in Nevada
Copper Mountains (Nevada)
Location of Copper Mountains in Nevada [1]
Country United States
State Nevada
District Elko County
Range coordinates 41°46′17″N 115°31′14″W / 41.77139°N 115.52056°W / 41.77139; -115.52056Coordinates: 41°46′17″N 115°31′14″W / 41.77139°N 115.52056°W / 41.77139; -115.52056
Topo map USGS Coon Creek

The Copper Mountains are a mountain range in Elko County, Nevada, United States.[1]

The range is contained mostly within the Mountain City Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, though Coon Creek Peak is within the Jarbidge Ranger District. [2]

Geography[edit]

Named peaks include the high point, Copper Mountain, and two lesser peaks, Silver Mountain and Coon Creek Peak.[3] It is considered by some to be a sub-range of the Jarbidge Mountains.

The valley of Coon Creek lies to the north, with Copper Basin to the east, the valley of Copper Creek to the southeast and the Bruneau River valley to the south, southwest and west.[4] The core of the Jarbidge Mountains are located further east and northeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Copper Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Jarbidge Mountains - Peakbagger.com". Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Peakbagger.com - Copper Mountains". Retrieved August 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ Jarbidge Mts., Nevada–Idaho, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1981