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Limbo is located south of [[Empire]].
Limbo is located south of [[Empire]].
== Mount Limbo ==
"DGN, AMS Lovelock 1:250; in connection with Purgatory Peak (q.v.); description is in agreement with application on county map and Kumiva Peak 2SE 1:24 preliminary quad; the field engineer suggested the entire mile long summit be named Mt. Limbo, but staff feels the ridge is not distinct enough from the surrounding terrain and therefore the name should continue to be applied only to the peak; not in UNSF"<ref name="usgsbgn">United States Geological Survey, Bureau of Graphical Names Folder [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/feat_folder?p_file=874526 NV_841629_001_Mount Limbo_frm_1965.pdf]</ref>
Appears as Mt. Limbo in the 1954 Pershing County Map<ref name="usgsbgn"/>


== References ==
== References ==
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:846233 GNIS]
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== Resources ==
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:846233 GNIS Limbo]
** Nevada': National Map Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, no date (map states it uses data from the 1920 census, and the acquisition data by the Nevada Historical Society was 1923). Full color map showing railroads, mountains, roads, communities, and springs, at scale of 1 inch=11 miles.
** Nevada': National Map Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, no date (map states it uses data from the 1920 census, and the acquisition data by the Nevada Historical Society was 1923). Full color map showing railroads, mountains, roads, communities, and springs, at scale of 1 inch=11 miles.
* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:841629 GNIS Mount Limbo]
* [http://www.nevadadot.com/uploadedFiles/NDOT/Traveler_Info/Maps/1919HwyMapWeb.pdf 1919 Nevada Highway Map]
* [http://www.nevadadot.com/uploadedFiles/NDOT/Traveler_Info/Maps/1919HwyMapWeb.pdf 1919 Nevada Highway Map]
* November, 1895, Frank Messer and Indian Frank Jones killed at Limbo
* November, 1895, Frank Messer and Indian Frank Jones killed at Limbo

Revision as of 19:57, 23 November 2014

Limbo is located south of Empire.

Mount Limbo

"DGN, AMS Lovelock 1:250; in connection with Purgatory Peak (q.v.); description is in agreement with application on county map and Kumiva Peak 2SE 1:24 preliminary quad; the field engineer suggested the entire mile long summit be named Mt. Limbo, but staff feels the ridge is not distinct enough from the surrounding terrain and therefore the name should continue to be applied only to the peak; not in UNSF"[1]

Appears as Mt. Limbo in the 1954 Pershing County Map[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 United States Geological Survey, Bureau of Graphical Names Folder NV_841629_001_Mount Limbo_frm_1965.pdf

Resources

  • GNIS Limbo
    • Nevada': National Map Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, no date (map states it uses data from the 1920 census, and the acquisition data by the Nevada Historical Society was 1923). Full color map showing railroads, mountains, roads, communities, and springs, at scale of 1 inch=11 miles.
  • GNIS Mount Limbo
  • 1919 Nevada Highway Map
  • November, 1895, Frank Messer and Indian Frank Jones killed at Limbo
  • Thursday, January 30, 1896. Monico Escheverria, in jail in Winnemucca, charged with the Limbo killing, released on bail.