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(4900 feet comes from Haskill.)
(1893 Rand McNally)
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***** [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."  
***** [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"

Revision as of 06:09, 14 September 2015

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