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King Lear Peak (8923 feet) is located in the [[Jackson Range]] on the east side of the east arm of the Black Rock Desert.
King Lear Peak (8923 feet) is located in the [[Jackson Range]] on the east side of the east arm of the Black Rock Desert.
King Lear appears in the [http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/hmaps/id/4795 1893 Disaster 1:250,000 map].
King Lear appears in the 1937 Humboldt County Map.<ref>[https://nevadadot.com/uploadedFiles/NDOT/Traveler_Info/Maps/humboldt1937_002.pdf Humboldt County Map], 1937.</ref>


In 1959, an article about Nevada place names states that who ever named the anguished looking peak did so after Shakespeare.<ref>James Hulse, "[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nevada/reno/nevada-state-journal/1959/09-13/page-24?tag=king+lear+peak&rtserp=tags/?pep=king-lear-peak Scholar Unravels Mystery of State Place Names]," Nevada State Journal, September 13, 1959, p. 24.  The article mentions Helen Carlson, who wrote the book "Nevada Place Names."</ref>
In 1959, an article about Nevada place names states that who ever named the anguished looking peak did so after Shakespeare.<ref>James Hulse, "[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nevada/reno/nevada-state-journal/1959/09-13/page-24?tag=king+lear+peak&rtserp=tags/?pep=king-lear-peak Scholar Unravels Mystery of State Place Names]," Nevada State Journal, September 13, 1959, p. 24.  The article mentions Helen Carlson, who wrote the book "Nevada Place Names."</ref>
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== Resources ==
== Resources ==
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Lear_Peak Wikipedia]
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Lear_Peak Wikipedia]
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:841491 GNIS]
* [https://edits.nationalmap.gov/apps/gaz-domestic/public/summary/841491 GNIS]
* T38N R31E
* [http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/hmaps&CISOPTR=1766&CISOBOX=1&REC=5 Topo map]
* [http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/hmaps&CISOPTR=1766&CISOBOX=1&REC=5 Topo map]
* [http://www.summitpost.org/king-lear-peak/151515 Description of routes] (summitpost.org)
* [http://www.summitpost.org/king-lear-peak/151515 Description of routes] (summitpost.org)
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== Photos and Blogs ==
== Photos and Blogs ==
* Basil Woon, "[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/nevada/reno/nevada-state-journal/1956/09-02/page-6?tag=sulphur+king+lear&rtserp=tags/sulphur?psi=63&pci=7&pep=king-lear Search Still Continuing for the Lost Lode Jim Hardin Found in the Black Rock Desert]," Nevada State Journal, September 2, 1956, p. 6.  Very low resolution photograph.
* Terry Richard, "[http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/08/blackrockdesert.html Nevada's King Lear Peak Offers the ultimate in Solitude]," The Oregonian, p. D08, July 28, 1989. [http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/08/blackrockdesert.html Blog version]
* Terry Richard, "[http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/08/blackrockdesert.html Nevada's King Lear Peak Offers the ultimate in Solitude]," The Oregonian, p. D08, July 28, 1989. [http://blog.oregonlive.com/terryrichard/2008/08/blackrockdesert.html Blog version]
* [http://www.nevadawilderness.org/Library/area.asp?nMode=1&nLibraryID=175 The South Jackson Mountains Wilderness] (nevadawilderness.org)
* [http://www.nevadawilderness.org/Library/area.asp?nMode=1&nLibraryID=175 The South Jackson Mountains Wilderness] (nevadawilderness.org)
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* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/28016468@N06/2639165817/ Rock on King Lear Peak] (Uncle Kick-Kick)
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/28016468@N06/2639165817/ Rock on King Lear Peak] (Uncle Kick-Kick)
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/7425149@N06/4387050169/ King Lear Snag] (Chris Hood)
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/7425149@N06/4387050169/ King Lear Snag] (Chris Hood)
== References ==
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[[Category:Wikipedia articles]]
[[Category:Wikipedia articles]]

Latest revision as of 20:33, 28 December 2021

King Lear Peak (8923 feet) is located in the Jackson Range on the east side of the east arm of the Black Rock Desert.

King Lear appears in the 1893 Disaster 1:250,000 map.

King Lear appears in the 1937 Humboldt County Map.[1]

In 1959, an article about Nevada place names states that who ever named the anguished looking peak did so after Shakespeare.[2]

Resources

Photos and Blogs

References

  1. Humboldt County Map, 1937.
  2. James Hulse, "Scholar Unravels Mystery of State Place Names," Nevada State Journal, September 13, 1959, p. 24. The article mentions Helen Carlson, who wrote the book "Nevada Place Names."