Humboldt Peak (Nevada)


Humboldt Peak (Nevada)

Infobox Mountain
Name = Humboldt Peak
Photo = HumboldtPeakNV.jpg
Caption = Humboldt Peak, looking north
Elevation = convert|11024|ft|m [ cite web
url = http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=LQ0681
title = NGS Data Sheet for HUMBOLDT
publisher = U.S. National Geodetic Survey
accessdate = 2008-04-04
]
Location = Elko County, Nevada, USA
Range = East Humboldt Range
Coordinates = coord|40.9010346|-115.1194934|format=dms|type:mountain_region:US [GNIS|860070|Humboldt Peakaccessdate|2008-04-04]
Topographic
USGS Humboldt Peak
Easiest route = From ridge above Steele Lake: hike/scramble

Humboldt Peak is the southernmost high summit in the East Humboldt Range of Elko County in northeastern Nevada. To the west are First and Second Boulder Canyons, to the south is Pole Canyon and Secret Pass, and to the east is the South Fork of Steele Creek and Clover Valley. The summit is the end of a high crest running almost convert|10|mi|km to the north, and the beginning of a slow descent to Ruby Valley to the southeast. The summit, the fourth highest peak in the range and is located about convert|16|mi|km southwest of the community of Wells.

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