ⓘ Monitor Range. The Monitor Range is located in south-central Nevada in the United States. The range lies west and northwest of the Hot Creek Range and north of ..

                                     

ⓘ Monitor Range

The Monitor Range is located in south-central Nevada in the United States. The range lies west and northwest of the Hot Creek Range and north of U.S. Route 6 in Nye County. It extends into the southwest corner of Eureka County at its northern end ending just south of U.S. Route 50. Tonopah is about 15 miles west of the south end of the range and Eureka lies about 20 miles east of the north end of the range. Its highest point is Table Mountain at 10.649 feet.

Table mountain wilderness is located in the Central part of the range of the monitor. The mountains cover an area of 3.046 km2, and located between the antelope Valley and monitor valley on the North end. At the southern end of the mountain range Toquima valley and stone cabin.

As for the map / chart shows its extreme linearity as the linear range of an extensive Horst and Graben between down the valley to the East and the West. The range lies amongst a series of Range-valley-ranges in South-Central Nevada, mainly South of the Humboldt river. The picture is the result of the expansion of the earths crust as part of the basin and range topography of Western North America.

The forest service is responsible for 83.6% of the mountains and the Bureau of land management manages 16% range. Pinyon-juniper is 39.3% of the area with sagebrush scrub accounting for 24.8% of the mountains. Mountain shrub accounts for 19.9%.