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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>
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>

Revision as of 03:44, 29 August 2016

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]

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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."