Tongue Wash is a wash in Nye County, Nevada, in the United States.
An arroyo, also called a wash, is a dry creek, stream bed or gulch that temporarily or seasonally fills and flows after sufficient rain. Flash floods are common in arroyos following thunderstorms.
Nye County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,946. Its county seat is Tonopah. At 18,159 square miles (47,030 km2), Nye is the largest county by area in the state and the third-largest county in the contiguous United States.
Tongue Wash was likely so named because it is shaped like a tongue.
The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth of most vertebrates that manipulates food for mastication, and is used in the act of swallowing. It is of importance in the digestive system and is the primary organ of taste in the gustatory system. The tongue's upper surface (dorsum) is covered by taste buds housed in numerous lingual papillae. It is sensitive and kept moist by saliva, and is richly supplied with nerves and blood vessels. The tongue also serves as a natural means of cleaning the teeth. A major function of the tongue is the enabling of speech in humans and vocalization in other animals.
The Tule Desert is located in southeastern Nevada in Lincoln County, near the Utah state line. The desert lies northeast of the Mormon Mountains, south of the Clover Mountains and west of the Tule Springs Hills.
There are several lakes named Mud Lake within the U.S. state of Nevada.
Middle Fork Township is a former township in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. The township had a population of 6,779 according to the 2000 census. In 2003, Middle Fork Township split into Middle Fork I Township and Middle Fork II Township.
Tryme is an unincorporated community located in Madison County, Virginia.
The Cactus Range is a small mountain range in Nye County, Nevada. The range lies southwest of Cactus Flat and north of Pahute Mesa. Goldfield lies 23 mi (37 km) to the west in Esmeralda County. The range lies within the restricted area of the Tonopah Test Range.
Horners is an unincorporated community in Westmoreland County, in the U. S. state of Virginia.
Tall Timbers is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States.
Southern Nevada is the region of Nevada which includes the Las Vegas Valley. Southern Nevada also includes the areas in and around Tonopah, Hawthorne, Pahrump, and Pioche, but some organizations based in the Las Vegas area, such as the Southern Nevada Health District, effectively limit the term to Clark County.
Delamar Wash is the main stream in the Delamar Valley, Nevada, United States.
San Felipe Creek is a stream in Imperial and San Diego Counties of California. It arises in the Volcan Mountains of San Diego County, and runs eastward, gathering the waters of most of the eastern slope of the mountains and desert of the county before it empties into the Salton Sea. It is probably the last remaining perennial natural desert stream in the Colorado Desert region.
Fairlawn is a ghost town in Elko County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Smyrna is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Bell Creek is a stream in Pulaski County in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is a tributary of the Gasconade River.
Rocky Creek is a stream in southeastern Shannon County in the Ozarks of southern Missouri. It is a tributary of the Current River.
Mowersville is an unincorporated community in Lurgan Township in northern Franklin County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
White Rock is an extinct town in Elko County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
National is an extinct town in Humboldt County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Oasis Mountain is a summit in the U.S. state of Nevada. The elevation is 4,728 feet (1,441 m).
Quartzite Mountain is a summit in the U.S. state of Nevada. The elevation is 7,762 feet (2,366 m).
Tolicha Peak is a summit in the U.S. state of Nevada. The elevation is 6,870 feet (2,090 m).
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.
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