Grapevine Mountains

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Grapevine Mountains
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Grapevine Mountains
Highest point
PeakGrapevine Peak
Elevation2,664 m (8,740 ft)
Geography
Grapevine Mountains is located in California
Grapevine Mountains
Location of Grapevine Mountains along the border of California and Nevada [1]
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia and Nevada
DistrictInyo County and Nye County
Range coordinates36°57′54.778″N 117°8′57.242″W / 36.96521611°N 117.14923389°W / 36.96521611; -117.14923389Coordinates: 36°57′54.778″N 117°8′57.242″W / 36.96521611°N 117.14923389°W / 36.96521611; -117.14923389
Topo mapUSGS Grapevine Peak

The Grapevine Mountains are a mountain range located along the border of Inyo County, California and Nye County, Nevada in the United States. The mountain range is about 22 miles (35 km) long and lies in a northwest-southeasterly direction along the Nevada-California state line. The range reaches an elevation of 8,738 feet (2,663 m) at Grapevine Peak, near Phinney Canyon on the Nevada side. Daylight Pass is at the southern end of the range. Most of the Grapevine Mountain chain is in Death Valley National Park.

The range was named for the wild grapes in the area.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grapevine Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 32.

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