Sheldon - Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge
The Sheldon - Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge is located north of the Black Rock Desert, near Nevada State Route 8A.
In 2010, this area was the furthest location from a McDonald's in the contiguous US.
The Lone Pine mining district is to the west of the area, straddling the California/Nevada border. The area consists of basalt lava flows.
- "Where The Antelope Roam The McFarthest Spot Is Now Eight Miles McFarther," 08-Sep-2010.
- "Mineral Resources of the Sheldon Contiguous Study Area, Washoe County, Nevada," Mineral Lands Assessment 31-86, 1986.
- "Mineral Resources of the Charles Sheldon Wilderness Study Area, Humboldt and Washoe Counties, Nevada, and Lake and Harney Counties, Oregon," USGS, 1984.
- Matthew A. Coble and Gail A. Mahood, "New geologic evidence for additional 16.5-15.5 Ma silicic calderas in northwest Nevada related to initial impingement of the Yellowstone hot spot," Collapse Calderas Workshop, 2008.
- "A swarm of earthquakes buzzes underground in Nevada," 08-Nov-2014
- Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Wikipedia)
- Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (USGS)
- Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge (Fish & Wildlife Service)
- Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon (lasr.net)
- Andrew Kiraly, "The horse traitors, Horses have become the meat of a bitter debate at the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge," Reno News and Review. July 20, 2006.