Seven Troughs Range

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Seven Troughs Range
Seven Troughs Range is located in Nevada
Seven Troughs Range
Seven Troughs Range
location of Seven Troughs Range in Nevada [1]
Highest point
Peak Seven Trough Peak
Elevation 2,376 m (7,795 ft)
Coordinates 40°31′5″N 118°49′19″W / 40.51806°N 118.82194°W / 40.51806; -118.82194Coordinates: 40°31′5″N 118°49′19″W / 40.51806°N 118.82194°W / 40.51806; -118.82194
Dimensions
Length 19 mi (31 km) NNE-SSW
Width 5 mi (8.0 km) E-W
Area 140 sq mi (360 km2)
Geography
Country United States
State Nevada
District Pershing County
Topo map USGS Seven Troughs, Juniper Flat
and Rocky Canyon 7.5 min. quads

The Seven Troughs Range is a mountain range in western Pershing County, Nevada.[1]

The name is derived from a series of seven stock watering troughs placed below a set springs.[2]

Neighboring features include:[3][4]

Mining camps[edit]

Along the southeast margin of the range above Sage Valley are several ghost towns dating from the early 1900s which served the gold mining activity in the canyons. From northeast to southwest are the sites of Ferrell, Mazuma, Tunnel Camp and Vernon.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Seven Troughs Range". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ Carlson, Helen S. (1974). Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary. University of Nevada Press. p. 213. ISBN 9780874170948. Retrieved 2 Mar 2014. 
  3. ^ Lovelock, Nevada, 30x60 minute quadrangle, USGS, 1984
  4. ^ Eugene Mts., Nevada, 30x60 minute quadrangle, USGS, 1985
  5. ^ Seven Troughs, Nevada, 7.5 minute quad., USGS, 1981
  6. ^ Rocky Canyon, Nevada, 7.5 minute quad., USGS, 1982