Wheeler Peak

Local nameWheeler Peak
LocationNevada, United States

Wheeler Peak is the tallest mountain in the Snake Range and in White Pine County, in Nevada, United States. The summit elevation of 13,065 feet makes it the second-highest peak in Nevada, just behind Boundary Peak. With a topographic prominence of 7,563 feet, Wheeler Peak is the most topographically prominent peak in White Pine County and the second-most prominent peak in Nevada, just behind Mount Charleston. The mountain is located in Great Basin National Park and was named for George Wheeler, leader of the Wheeler Survey of the late 19th century.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheeler_Peak_(Nevada)

National Park Service website http://www.nps.gov/grba/planyourvisit/wheeler-peak-scenic-drive.htm

Address Great Basin National Park NV 89311, USA

Coordinates 38°59'8.785" N -114°18'50.076" E

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