Humboldt Salt Marsh

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Humboldt Salt Marsh
2012-05-28 View across the Humboldt Salt Marsh near Lovelock in Nevada.jpg
The Humboldt Salt Marsh
CountryUnited States
RegionHumboldt Basin
CountyChurchill County, Nevada

The Humboldt Salt Marsh in the Humboldt Sink of northwestern Nevada is a wetland[1] that is 1 of 2 salt marshes within the state (cf. Tonopah Wetland in the Tonopah Basin).[2] It is protected within the Humboldt Wildlife Management Area.


  1. ^ Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Third Edition, p. 500.
  2. ^ Bryce, S.A; et al., Ecoregions of Nevada (poster)|format= requires |url= (help), Reston, Virginia: USGS NOTE: The poster depicts the CA northern point of the Mojave Basin & Range ecoregion at pixels 453 horizontal & 1151 vertical (interpolates to 37.28N,117.71W in the Last Chance Range, N of Sulfur Rd).


Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary (Third ed.), Springfield, Massachusetts: Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1997, ISBN 978-0-87779-546-9

Coordinates: 39°49′36″N 117°59′08″W / 39.82667°N 117.98556°W / 39.82667; -117.98556