French Range Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointPetersen Mountains High Point (7841+ ft/2390+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNevada (84%), California (16%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area283 sq mi / 733 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent26 mi / 43 km North-South
18 mi / 29 km East-West
Center Lat/Long39° 49' N; 119° 54' W
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Map of French Range Area
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 French Range Area.
Reno-Truckee AreaLevel 5 (Parent)
         French Range AreaLevel 6
         Hungry-Junction House RangesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Curnow RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Pah Rah RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Truckee RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Virginia RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Hot Spring MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Dead Camel MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Desert MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Terrill MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the French Range Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Petersen Mountains High Point7841+2390+French Range Area
2.Dogskin Mountain74872282French Range Area
3.Dogskin Benchmark74642275French Range Area
4.Peak 736573652245French Range Area
5.Freds Mountain71882191French Range Area
6.Red Rock Benchmark7110+2167+French Range Area
7.Peak 681568152077French Range Area
8.Late Benchmark66532028French Range Area
9.Peak 20146608+2014+French Range Area
10.Peak 19986555+1998+French Range Area
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 French Range Area

Petersen Mountains High Point
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SE aspect of summit area of Petersen Mtns. HP (2017-09-22). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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Dogskin Mountain
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View of Dogskin Mtn. (L) and Dogskin Benchmark (R) (2017-08-13). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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Freds Mountain
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March 2018 view from Red Rock Road (2018-03-23). Photo by Marc Belanger.
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