Groom Range

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Groom Range
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A portion of Groom Range with highest peak in the center.
Highest point
Elevation2,819 m (9,249 ft)
Geography
Groom Range is located in Nevada
Groom Range
Location of Groom Range in Nevada [1]
LocationPart of the Nevada Test and Training Range
CountryUnited States
StateNevada
DistrictLincoln County
Range coordinates37°26′59.837″N 115°44′5.115″W / 37.44995472°N 115.73475417°W / 37.44995472; -115.73475417Coordinates: 37°26′59.837″N 115°44′5.115″W / 37.44995472°N 115.73475417°W / 37.44995472; -115.73475417
Topo mapUSGS Groom Range

The Groom Range is a mountain range in Lincoln County, Nevada.[1] The range was renamed from Naquinta Mountains or Tequima Range in 1864, after Bob Groom, who discovered minerals in the range.[2] It is located within the Nevada Test and Training Range, north of Groom Dry Lake. The highest point in the Groom Range is 9,249 feet. The Groom Range is situated 26.6 miles north of the dry Groom Lake.

A F-22 is in the foreground, with the Groom Range in the background on the upper right.

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  1. ^ a b "Groom Range". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ Phil Patton (31 October 2012). Dreamland: Travels Inside the Secret World of Roswell and Area 51. Random House Publishing Group. pp. 80–81. ISBN 978-0-307-82860-6.