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Mount Charleston

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Mount Charleston, Clark County, Nevada, United States of America (36.25719 -115.64280)

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Name: Mount Charleston topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 36.21891 -115.69669 36.30926 -115.51408
Minimum elevation: 1,651 m
Maximum elevation: 3,620 m
Average elevation: 2,410 m

Mount Charleston

The town of Mount Charleston is named for nearby Mount Charleston whose Charleston Peak at 11,916 feet (3,632 m) is the highest point in Clark County. The town of Mount Charleston is in a valley of the Spring Mountains to the northwest of Las Vegas, noted for its hiking trails, and for the Mount Charleston Lodge, a rustic hotel. At an elevation of approximately 7,500 feet, temperatures are much lower than in Las Vegas, which has an elevation of about 2,000 feet, making it a popular place for Las Vegans to vacation. The mean high temperature is 20.4 degrees (Fahrenheit) cooler than in Las Vegas. The area is also known as a vacation village for wealthy Las Vegas residents.

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