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Great Salt Lake Desert Ranges

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointCedar Benchmark (7712 ft/2351 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesUtah (78%), Nevada (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area5,410 sq mi / 14,013 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent102 mi / 164 km North-South
114 mi / 184 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 54' N; 113° 5' W
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Map of Great Salt Lake Desert Ranges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Great Salt Lake Desert Ranges.
East Great Basin RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Promontory RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Great Salt Lake Desert RangesLevel 5
                 Hogup MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Silver Island MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Newfoundland MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Grassy MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Lakeside MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Great Salt Lake IslandsLevel 6 (Child)
                 Cedar MountainsLevel 6 (Child)
         Stansbury MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Oquirrh MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Utah Desert RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Western Utah Desert RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         House RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eastern Utah Desert RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Utah Desert RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Pine Valley MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Great Salt Lake Desert Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cedar Benchmark77122351Cedar Mountains
2.Graham Peak75632305Silver Island Mountains
3.Tangent Peak70472148Hogup Mountains
4.Cobb Peak70212140Silver Island Mountains
5.Desert Peak70052135Newfoundland Mountains
6.Stansbury Island High Point66492027Great Salt Lake Islands
7.Craner Peak66252019Lakeside Mountains
8.Grass Benchmark65962010Grassy Mountains
9.Frary Peak65962010Great Salt Lake Islands
10.Stringham Peak63741943Great Salt Lake Islands
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cedar Benchmark77122351Cedar Mountains
2.Graham Peak75632305Silver Island Mountains
3.Tangent Peak70472148Hogup Mountains
4.Desert Peak70052135Newfoundland Mountains
5.Stansbury Island High Point66492027Great Salt Lake Islands
6.Craner Peak66252019Lakeside Mountains
7.Grass Benchmark65962010Grassy Mountains



Photos of Peaks in the Great Salt Lake Desert Ranges

Graham Peak
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The summit rocks of Graham Peak (2009-06-08). Photo by Ken Jones.
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