Sylvania Mountains

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Sylvania Mountains
Sylvania Mountains is located in Nevada
Sylvania Mountains
location of Sylvania Mountains in Nevada [1]
Highest point
Elevation2,416 m (7,927 ft)
Geography
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia and Nevada
DistrictInyo County, California and Esmeralda County, Nevada
Range coordinates37°24′0″N 117°43′0″W / 37.40000°N 117.71667°W / 37.40000; -117.71667Coordinates: 37°24′0″N 117°43′0″W / 37.40000°N 117.71667°W / 37.40000; -117.71667
Topo mapUSGS Sylvania Mountains

The Sylvania Mountains are located in Inyo County, California and Esmeralda County, Nevada in the United States. The range trends in an east-west direction, north of the Last Chance Range at the northern end of Death Valley National Park.

The Last Chance Range and Death Valley are to the south, Slate Ridge is to the southeast, and the Palmetto Mountains are adjacent to the east.

Sylvania Mountains Wilderness[edit]

The Sylvania Mountains Wilderness protects over 18,000 acres (73 km2) of the range in California. It is managed by the Bureau of Land Management.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sylvania Mountains". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ BLM Sylvania Mountains Wilderness Area accessed 6/24/2010