Cane Springs (Paiute Meadows)

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Cane Springs is located south of Paiute Meadows, near Elephant Mountain on the east edge of the Black Rock Range.

Note that there is also a Cane Springs (Division Peak).

Craine Spring, from the 1873 Survey Plat

Bancroft (1890) lists Cane Spring as one of the towns and settlements in Humboldt County.[1]. This Cane Spring could be Amos, located near the junction of 140 and US 95.

References

  1. Hubert Howe Bancroft, "History of Nevada, Colorado, Wyoming, 1540-1888," p. 264, 1890.
  • GNIS
    • Craine Spring: Citation "Original township survey plats, published in the 1800's. 1873"
    • Cain Springs: Citation: "Bureau of Land Management (BLM) maps other than 1:100,000-scale and 1:126,720-scale (1/2 inch = 1 mile). The name and year of publication follow (if known): Salem Westside Recreation Map 1996 Bartlett Creek/1972"
    • Cain Spring: 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."
    • Granite Spring: "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."

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