Clover Mountains Wilderness Information (Geography)
|Clover Mountains Wilderness|
Indian Cove, NV|
( Elgin, NV), Lincoln County, Nevada, United States
CLOVER MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS Latitude and Longitude:
|Area||347 km2 (134 sq mi)|
The wilderness comprises much of the Clover Mountains and has biome influences from the Tule Desert adjacent to the southeast. It also lies in a border region on the Great Basin Divide, at the northeast of the Mojave Desert and the south-southeast of the Great Basin regions.
The large Clover Mountain region contains numerous spires, rock outcrops, meandering canyons, and perennial streams. The peaks in the mountains rise to more than 7,000 ft (2,134 m) with areas of old-growth forest; riparian streams also yield species of ash and cottonwood.
The Clover Mountains Wilderness is a former volcanic region. It contains rhyolite with various colors, pink, red, yellow, orange and browns. Numerous spires, rock outcrops, meandering canyons, and perennial streams occur in the region.
Some fauna of the region include mountain lion, badger, bobcat, Desert Bighorn Sheep, prairie falcon, and golden eagles.
Clover Mountains Wilderness
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