North Furlong Lake (Nevada)

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North Furlong Lake
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North Furlong Lake is located in Nevada
North Furlong Lake
North Furlong Lake
Location in Nevada
Location Ruby Mountains, Elko County, Nevada
Coordinates 40°33′24″N 115°24′48″W / 40.55667°N 115.41333°W / 40.55667; -115.41333
Type tarn
Basin countries United States
Surface area 16 acres (6.5 ha)
Max. depth 20 ft (6.1 m)
Surface elevation 9,590 ft (2,920 m)

North Furlong Lake is a glacial tarn in the Ruby Mountains, in Elko County in the northeastern part of the state of Nevada. It is located at the head of North Furlong Canyon at approximately 40°33.4′N 115°24.8′W / 40.5567°N 115.4133°W / 40.5567; -115.4133, and at an elevation of 9590 feet (2920 meters). It has an area of approximately 16 acres (6.5 hectares), and a depth of up to 20 feet (6 meters). This is a common camp for users of the Ruby Crest National Recreation Trail, which passes nearby.

North Furlong Lake is the primary source of North Furlong Creek, which after exiting the mountains merges with other streams to form the South Fork of the Humboldt River.