Black Rock Point

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The namesake of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada is commonly known as "Black Rock Point", which is located at the southern end of the Black Rock Range.

References

  • GNIS
    • Variant Name: Black Rock. Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps."
    • Variant Name: Black Rock Cape. Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps."
    • Variant Name: Black Rock Peak. Citation: "U.S. Geological Survey. Geographic Names Phase I data compilation (1976-1981). 31-Dec-1981. Primarily from U.S. Geological Survey 1:24,000-scale topographic maps (or 1:25K, Puerto Rico 1:20K) and from U.S. Board on Geographic Names files. In some instances, from 1:62,500 scale or 1:250,000 scale maps."
    • Note that the Lovelock 250K 1955 map has Black Rock Point in a different location. See the GNIS page for the 1980 board decision and supporting documentation.
  • Topozone
  • rgj.com washoe county trail guide, Black Rock Point (Dead link as of 2015-09-15)
  • Great Trans-continental Railroad Guide, 1870. Mentions Black Rock.