Frenchman Mountain Peak



Frenchman Mountain is the broad, prominent peak forming the eastern boundary of the Las Vegas Valley. The range is composed of two mountains: Frenchman ‘south’ and Sunrise ‘north’. Frenchman Mountain has a north peak -the false summit ‘3,942 ft’ and the true summit which is the southern summit ‘4,052 ft’.

Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States. It is located on the Colorado River about 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, in the states of Nevada and Arizona. Formed by water impounded by Hoover Dam, Lake Mead extends 112 miles behind the dam, holding approximately 28.5 million acre feet of water, making it one of the largest-capacity reservoirs in the Northern Hemisphere. Lake Mead, with its 550 miles of shoreline, is the focal point of Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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