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North Schell Peak is the highest mountain in the Schell Creek Range of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. It is the ninth-highest mountain in the state,[4] and also ranks as the fifth-most topographically prominent peak in the state.[5] The summit is 19 miles (31 km) northeast of the community of Ely within the High Schells Wilderness of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

North Schell Peak
Highest point
Elevation11,883 ft (3,622 m)  NAVD 88[2]
Prominence5,403 ft (1,647 m) [3]
Coordinates39°24′48″N 114°35′59″W / 39.413241361°N 114.599681817°W / 39.413241361; -114.599681817Coordinates: 39°24′48″N 114°35′59″W / 39.413241361°N 114.599681817°W / 39.413241361; -114.599681817[2]
North Schell Peak is located in Nevada
North Schell Peak
North Schell Peak
Nevada, U.S.
LocationWhite Pine County, Nevada, U.S.
Parent rangeSchell Creek Range
Topo mapUSGS North Schell Peak
Easiest routeHike

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  1. ^ "Great Basin Peaks List". Toiyabe Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  2. ^ a b "North Schell". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  3. ^ "North Schell Peak, Nevada". Retrieved 2011-05-19.
  4. ^ "Nevada 11,000-foot Peaks". Retrieved 2011-05-19.
  5. ^ "Nevada Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence". Retrieved 2014-10-23.

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