ⓘ Clan Alpine Mountains. The Clan Alpine Mountains are a mountain range located in west-central Nevada in the United States. The range lies in a southwest-northea ..

                                     

ⓘ Clan Alpine Mountains

The Clan Alpine Mountains are a mountain range located in west-central Nevada in the United States. The range lies in a southwest-northeasterly direction in Churchill County, and contains Mount Augusta, at 9.967 feet above sea level. The mountains lie to the west of the Desatoya Mountains and southeast of the Stillwater Range. The Augusta Mountains lie to the northeast and the New Pass Range to the east. A large part of the range, 196.128 acres, lies within the Clan Alpine Mountains Wilderness Study Area. The Clan Alpine Mountains lie to the north and northwest of Highway 50.

The clan Alpine mountains got its name from a nearby mining district. At least eight mines are located in the North-Western part of the area northward from the peak in Healy Bernice and Hoyt canyons on the northwestern flank of the ridge. This is my group worked since 1866 and is known as the Bernice, Salina or Alamo district. The mine produces antimony, silver, gold and tungsten.