Macfarlanes Bath House Spring
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Revision as of 16:05, 22 February 2014 by Cxbrx (The name of the springs is Macfarlanes Bath House Spring)
McFarland Hot Springs (also know as Macfarlane) is on the road north of Sulphur.
There is also a McFarland Spring in Clark County (GNIS).
- "Hot Spring" GNIS
- Alternate Name: Macfarlanes Bath House Spring: Garside, L. J. and Schilling, J. H. 'Thermal Waters of Nevada' Reno: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 91, 1979, 163 pp. Describes hot springs and hot water seeps of Nevada with location information and map at 1:1,000,000. p102
- "Report of the State Engineer," p. 75, 1917 shows an Ira MacFarland getting water rights for Brady Springs (near present day I-80), MacFarland Springs, Stratton Springs (Elko County), Owen Springs (White Pine County?) and Saw Mill Springs.
- Reno Evening Gazette, "Community Well: Plan at Orovada," November 11, 1921, p. 31. States that Ira MacFarlane is the Deputy State Engineer.
- "Mineral Resources of the Black Rock Desert Wilderness Study Area, Humboldt County, Nevada," Bureau of Mines Mineral Land Assessment, 1985 Open File Report, MLA 65-85. "According to the BLM, nearly 27,000 acres are held under geothermal lease near Pinto Hot Springs and McFarland Hot Springs. Although most of the WSA is of interest for oil and gas, an exploratory oil well, on the east side of the WSA, completed to a depth of 7931 ft in 1983, is reportedly dry (U.S Bureau of Land Management, 1983)."
- The well logs are at http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/lists/oil/logs/27-013-05002/. Map. See also Mining.
- Kenneth Carpenter, "McFarland's Bath House, Black Rock Desert," 1981 photograph, UNRS-P1984-09-08, Special Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
- Swanberg, C. A., and Roger L. Bowers, "Downward continuation of temperature gradients at MacFarlane's Hot Spring, northern Nevada," Geothermal Res. Council Trans., 6, 177-180, 1982.
- Lisa Shevenell and Larry Garside, "Geochemical Sampling of Thermal Waters in Nevada," Geothermal Resources Council Transactions, Vol. 27, October 12-1 5, 2003. Description of "Macfarlanes Bath House Spring".
- "Nevada Archaeologist," v. 7, n. 1, 1989. Description of arrowhead collected in the vicinity.
- Matt C. Bischoff, "California and Nevada Hot Springs," p. 139, 2005. Photo of "Jackson Mountain (Macfarlane) Hot Springs"
- Sabina M Kraushaar,"Controls of the Macfarlane Geothermal System, Humboldt County," Geological Society of America, 2013.