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.
|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.|
Note that you do not have the right to enter private property without the owner's permission. You do have a right to access goverment property that is open to the general public. The GNIS Feature Detail Report for Fortymile Desert does not include property ownership information.
(15.4 miles SSE)
(19.3 miles WSW)
(6.7 miles SW)
(10.9 miles SW)