Grant Range Wilderness Article

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Grant Range Wilderness
IUCN category Ib ( wilderness area)
Map showing the location of Grant Range Wilderness
Map showing the location of Grant Range Wilderness
Location Nye County, Nevada, U.S.
Nearest city Tonopah, NV
Coordinates 38°15′08″N 115°30′11″W / 38.2521673°N 115.5030826°W / 38.2521673; -115.5030826
GRANT RANGE WILDERNESS Latitude and Longitude:

38°15′08″N 115°30′11″W / 38.2521673°N 115.5030826°W / 38.2521673; -115.5030826
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Area52,600 acres (21,300 ha)
Designated1989 (1989)
Governing body U.S. Forest Service

The Grant Range Wilderness is a protected wilderness area in the Grant Range of Nye County, in the central section of the state of Nevada in the western United States.

The Grant Range Wilderness encompasses an area of 52,600 acres (21,300 ha), and is administered by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Troy Peak is the highest peak in the wilderness area and the Grant Range with an elevation of 11,298 feet (3,444 m).

Grant Range Wilderness is separated only by a dirt road from the smaller Quinn Canyon Wilderness to the south.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Grant Range Wilderness". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-06-23.

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