Fortymile Desert is a physical feature (plain) in Churchill County. The primary coordinates for Fortymile Desert places it within the NV 89406 ZIP Code delivery area.
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|Feature Name:||Fortymile Desert|
|Category:||Nevada physical, cultural and historic features|
|Description:||Two arms, each approximately 64 km (40 mi) long, both extend from the SW end of Humboldt Sink; one, S to the Carson River and the other SW to the Truckee River; E arm is bounded on the E by the Carson River and the Carson Sink and on the W by the Hot Springs Mountains; SW arm is bounded on the SE by the Hot Springs Mountains and on the NW by the Trinity and Truckee Ranges|
|History:||Named in the 1840's by emigrants traveling to California.|
(15.4 miles SSE)
(19.3 miles WSW)
(6.7 miles SW)
(10.9 miles SW)