Geothermal Resource Area 5, Churchill, Douglas, and Lyon Counties, Area Development Plan

Nevada Geothermal Resource Area 5 includes Churchill, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey Counties. Within this area there are known resources ranging in temperatures from 70F to over 350F. Thirteen of these resources are considered major and evaluated. Sites were evaluated on physical characteristics, land ownership and land use patterns, existing population and projected growth rates, and transportation facilities, and comparing those with site specific resource characteristics. The uses considered were electrical generation, space heating, recreation, industrial process heat, and agriculture.

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Citation Date 1981-01-01T00:00:00

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Original ID 49ce7158-b054-41fc-80e0-8abe43dd89cd
Index Date 2015-06-11T18:13:27
Original Format ISO-USGIN
Original Version 1.2


Name Maggie Pugsley
Organization Nevada Department of Energy
Name Steve Robinson
Organization Nevada Department of Energy

Geographic Extent

North Bound 39.96
South Bound 38.48
East Bound -117.38
West Bound -120