Sheep Creek Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCone Benchmark (7276 ft/2218 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area561 sq mi / 1,452 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent27 mi / 44 km North-South
34 mi / 55 km East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 52' N; 116° 46' W
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Map of Sheep Creek Range
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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 Sheep Creek Range.
North Central NevadaLevel 5 (Parent)
         Owyhee DesertLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Hot Springs RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Osgood MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Snowstorm MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Santa Renia MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Sheep Creek RangeLevel 6
         Bull Run MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Tuscarora RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sheep Creek Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Cone Benchmark72762218Sheep Creek Range
2.Sterritt Peak71492179Sheep Creek Range
3.Shoshone Mesa70502149Sheep Creek Range
4.Black Mountain69862129Sheep Creek Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Sheep Creek Range

Cone Benchmark
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Approaching Cone Benchmark from the south. The cone shape summit is on the left (2017-09-21). Photo by Michael Berry.
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