Spirit Mountain (Nevada)

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Spirit Mountain
Spirit Mountain from west 1.jpg
View from the west
Highest point
Elevation 5,642 ft (1,720 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 2,879 ft (878 m) [2]
Coordinates 35°16′30″N 114°43′24″W / 35.274977972°N 114.723384419°W / 35.274977972; -114.723384419Coordinates: 35°16′30″N 114°43′24″W / 35.274977972°N 114.723384419°W / 35.274977972; -114.723384419[1]
Location Clark County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent range Eldorado-Newberry Mountains
Topo map USGS Spirit Mountain
Spirit Mountain
Nearest city Laughlin, Nevada
NRHP Reference # 99001083
Added to NRHP September 8, 1999

Spirit Mountain, also known as Newberry Peak, is a mountain in the Laughlin, Nevada area that is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places. It is part of the Newberry Mountains in Nevada and the summit is the highest point in the Spirit Mountain Wilderness.[2][3]


Spirit Mountain is the center of creation for all Yuman speakers.[4]

The mountain, listed as a Traditional Cultural Property, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 8, 1999.[5][6]

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  1. ^ a b "Spirit". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Spirit Mountain, Nevada". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  3. ^ "Spirit Mountain Wilderness". Wilderness.net. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  4. ^ Boholm, Åsa; Löfstdedt, Ragnar E. "Faculty Siting: Risk, Power and Identity in Land Use Planning" (PDF). Risk, Society and Policy Series. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  5. ^ "Nevada Entries in the National Register of Historic Places: Clark County". Nevada State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 
  6. ^ "Weekly list of actions taken on properties 9/06/99 through 9/10/99". National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-05. 

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