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Yerington, Yerington District, Singatse Range, Lyon Co., Nevada, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 59' 9'' North , 119° 9' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.98583,-119.16194
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate


A populated place located on the western margin of Mason Valley (eastern margin of the Singatse Range).


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Holocene - Pleistocene
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2949569
Playa, lake bed, and flood plain deposits

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Description: Map unit used in all counties for recent lake beds, playas, and flood plains. Polygons from the 1978 State map unit Qp were added where no playa was shown on the county maps.

Lithology: Major:{coarse alluvium,fine alluvium}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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