Star Peak (Nevada)

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Star Peak
2015-04-18 09 30 04 View of Star Peak from Milepost 157 on Interstate 80 westbound in Pershing County, Nevada.JPG
View of Star Peak from Milepost 157 on Interstate 80
Highest point
Elevation 9,840 ft (2,999 m)  NAVD 88[3]
Prominence 5,400 ft (1,646 m) [4]
Listing
Coordinates 40°31′21″N 118°10′15″W / 40.522419614°N 118.17076805°W / 40.522419614; -118.17076805Coordinates: 40°31′21″N 118°10′15″W / 40.522419614°N 118.17076805°W / 40.522419614; -118.17076805[3]
Geography
Star Peak is located in Nevada
Star Peak
Star Peak
Necada, U.S.
Location Pershing County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent range Humboldt Range
Topo map USGS Star Peak
Climbing
Easiest route 4-wheel route followed by a one mile hike, class 1[5][6]

Star Peak is both the highest and most topographically prominent mountain in both the Humboldt Range and Pershing County in Nevada, United States. It is the sixth-most topographically prominent peak in Nevada.[7] The peak is on public land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and has no access restrictions.[5]

Star Peak view
360-degree panorama from the summit

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nevada County High Points". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Great Basin Peaks List". Toiyabe Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Star Peak". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  4. ^ "Star Peak, Nevada". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  5. ^ a b "Star Peak". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 
  6. ^ "Ascent of Star Peak on 2014-06-30". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-08-10. 
  7. ^ "Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2015-01-22. 

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