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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Rock_Range Wikipedia]
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Rock_Range Wikipedia]


* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:847155 GNIS],  
* [https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/gaz-domestic/public/summary/847155 GNIS],  
** includes 1917 decision card stating that the name came from  
** includes 1917 decision card stating that the name came from  
*** "King,"
*** "King,"
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**** This reference is probably: Geological Survey (U.S.), "[https://books.google.com/books?id=CN8muANVkysC&dq=gannett%20%22Black%20Rock%22&pg=PA54#v=onepage&q=%22Black%20Rock%22&f=false A dictionary of altitudes in the United States]", p. 54, 2nd ed., 1892.  The entry is "Black Rock Valley Nev,  Hayden, 4900"  Where Hayden is probably [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Vandeveer_Hayden Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden].  The altitude of 4900 ft makes very little sense.  [[Gerlach]] is at 3953 ft.  Big Mountain is at  8566 ft.  Searching GNIS for "Black Rock" yields no direct match, though there is "Black Rock Canyon" in Pershing County at 4583ft, which is over near I-80.
**** This reference is probably: Geological Survey (U.S.), "[https://books.google.com/books?id=CN8muANVkysC&dq=gannett%20%22Black%20Rock%22&pg=PA54#v=onepage&q=%22Black%20Rock%22&f=false A dictionary of altitudes in the United States]", p. 54, 2nd ed., 1892.  The entry is "Black Rock Valley Nev,  Hayden, 4900"  Where Hayden is probably [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Vandeveer_Hayden Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden].  The altitude of 4900 ft makes very little sense.  [[Gerlach]] is at 3953 ft.  Big Mountain is at  8566 ft.  Searching GNIS for "Black Rock" yields no direct match, though there is "Black Rock Canyon" in Pershing County at 4583ft, which is over near I-80.
***** The same information appears in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gannett Gannett's], "[https://books.google.com/books?id=SkFt1Nb1UXYC&dq=%22Black%20Rock%20Valley%22%20nevada&pg=PA95#v=onepage&q=%22Black%20Rock%20Valley%22%20nevada&f=false Lists of Elevations Principally in that Portion of the United States West of the Mississippi River]," p. 95, 4th ed., 1877.  
***** The same information appears in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Gannett Gannett's], "[https://books.google.com/books?id=SkFt1Nb1UXYC&dq=%22Black%20Rock%20Valley%22%20nevada&pg=PA95#v=onepage&q=%22Black%20Rock%20Valley%22%20nevada&f=false Lists of Elevations Principally in that Portion of the United States West of the Mississippi River]," p. 95, 4th ed., 1877.  
***** The altitude is reported in Haskill, "[https://books.google.com/books?id=4TW8AAAAIAAJ&dq=King%20Survey%20%22Black%20Rock%22&pg=PA272#v=onepage&q=King%20Survey%20%22Black%20Rock%22&f=false Short Description of some of the valleys of Nevada]," In Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, 1872. "Black Rock Valley forty miles west of Humboldt City contains 350,000 acres of sage bush and alkali flats and volcanic matter lines the outskirts. This valley is almost entirely destitute of vegetation Elevation 4,900 feet."  
***** [https://books.google.com/books?id=eq04AAAAIAAJ Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories, Volume 5]," 1872. Cyrus Thomas ([https://books.google.com/books?id=eq04AAAAIAAJ&dq=Hayden%20Geological%20Survey%20of%20the%20Territories&pg=PA209#v=onepage&q=harkey&f=false p. 209]) writes: "I have appended a short report of some the valleys of Nevada drawn up by Mr DH Harkey of Reno procured for me by the kindness of Mr Meecham and his partner of Humboldt Nevada. It is to be hoped that by another year a more account of this intermontane State will be obtained. I believe that Mr Harkey is now at work upon this subject which will probably be furnished you when completed." "The altitude is reported in Haskill, "[https://books.google.com/books?id=4TW8AAAAIAAJ&dq=King%20Survey%20%22Black%20Rock%22&pg=PA272#v=onepage&q=King%20Survey%20%22Black%20Rock%22&f=false Short Description of some of the valleys of Nevada]," In Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, p. 271, 1872. "Black Rock Valley forty miles west of Humboldt City contains 350,000 acres of sage bush and alkali flats and volcanic matter lines the outskirts. This valley is almost entirely destitute of vegetation Elevation 4,900 feet."  
*** and Rand & McNally Atlas.
*** and Rand & McNally Atlas.
**** The [http://www.loc.gov/item/98688513/ 1893 Rand McNally map] shows the Black Rock Range.
** Variant Name: Black Rock Mountains: "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
** Variant Name: Black Rock Mountains: "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
** Variant Name: Chameleon Hills "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
** Variant Name: Chameleon Hills "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
** Variant Name: Harlequin Hills: USGS Disaster Sheet 1893
** Variant Name: Harlequin Hills: USGS Disaster Sheet 1893
*** See "[https://books.google.com/books?id=F40tAAAAMAAJ&lpg=RA3-PA6&ots=o5FUlnTxuV&dq=%22Fish%20Creek%22%20Black%20Rock%20Desert&pg=RA3-PA6#v=onepage&q=%22Fish%20Creek%22%20Black%20Rock%20Desert&f=false Decisions of the United States Geographic Board]," 1921: "Black Bock Range of Mountains west of Black Rock Desert Humboldt County Nev. (Not Harlequin Hills)"
*** See [[:File:1895 U.S. Atlas - Washoe County.jpg | 1895 U.S. Atlas - Washoe County]]


* [http://www.nevadawilderness.org/northwest/blackrock-north.htm Friends of Nevada Wilderness North Black Rock Range Wilderness]
* [http://www.nevadawilderness.org/northwest/blackrock-north.htm Friends of Nevada Wilderness North Black Rock Range Wilderness]
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* [http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2004RM/finalprogram/abstract_72345.htm STRUCTURE AND MAGMATIC EVOLUTION OF THE NORTHERN BLACK ROCK RANGE, NEVADA: PREPARATION FOR A WIDE-ANGLE REFRACTION/REFLECTION SURVEY]
* [http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2004RM/finalprogram/abstract_72345.htm STRUCTURE AND MAGMATIC EVOLUTION OF THE NORTHERN BLACK ROCK RANGE, NEVADA: PREPARATION FOR A WIDE-ANGLE REFRACTION/REFLECTION SURVEY]


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Latest revision as of 21:06, 28 December 2021

The Black Rock Range is a range of mountains that runs roughly north-south. At the south end is Black Rock Point.

See Also

External Resources

  • GNIS,
    • includes 1917 decision card stating that the name came from
    • Variant Name: Black Rock Mountains: "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
    • Variant Name: Chameleon Hills "McLane, Alvin R. 'Silent Cordilleras, The Mountain Ranges of Nevada' Reno: Camp Nevada Monograph Number 4, 1978, 118 pp. Descriptions of the mountain ranges of Nevada, including alternate names and history. p28"
    • Variant Name: Harlequin Hills: USGS Disaster Sheet 1893