Fortymile Desert in Churchill County NV


Fortymile Desert - Physical Feature (Plain) in Churchill County

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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Fortymile Desert - Maps, Driving Directions & Local Area Information

Feature Name: Fortymile Desert
Category: Nevada physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Physical
Class: Plain
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.
County: Churchill County
Latitude: 39.6749134
Longitude: -118.9009912
GNIS ID: 848691
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