Mount Moriah (Nevada)
Mount Moriah, looking southwest from 'The Table,' in the Snake Range.
|Elevation||12,072 ft (3,680 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||4,907 ft (1,496 m) |
|Location||White Pine County, Nevada, U.S.|
|Parent range||Snake Range|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Moriah|
Mount Moriah is a 12,072-foot (3,680 m) mountain in the northern Snake Range of eastern White Pine County, Nevada, United States. It is the fifth highest mountain in the state, and also ranks as the ninth-most topographically prominent peak in the state. It is located in the Mount Moriah Wilderness administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
Mount Moriah rises over 6,000 feet (1,800 m) vertical feet above the Snake Valley on its east flank, and the Spring Valley to its west. The summit is the highest point in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.
The mountain is about 37 miles (60 km) east of Ely, the nearest town. U.S. Route 6 and U.S. Route 50 traverse the Sacramento Pass nearby, which divides the northern and southern sections of the Snake Range. To the south of the pass are Great Basin National Park and Wheeler Peak.
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