Young America Mine



Place or area from which commercial minerals are or were removed from the Earth; not including oilfield.
See also: Dams, Locales, and Parks
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.6151771°, -120.6302168°
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5922 ft. (1805 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Young America Mine is covered by the Sierra City, CA US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Mines

Mountain Mine 1.2 mi
Wallis Mine 2.1 mi
Arctic Mine 2.2 mi
Placer Mine 2.3 mi
Buttes Saddle Mine 2.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Lower Sardine Lake Water 0.2 mi
Sardine Lake Resort Man-made 0.4 mi
Lower Sardine Lake 1-051 Dam Man-made 0.4 mi
Sand Pond Water 0.5 mi
Saxonia Lake Water 0.5 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SIERRA C which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 4,240 feet (1,682 feet lower than Young America Mine). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 11.49" 48.0° 29.1°
February 12.00" 50.4° 29.8°
March 10.11" 53.7° 31.8°
April 4.41" 60.4° 35.1°
May 3.18" 68.8° 40.7°
June 1.00" 77.7° 47.4°
July .39" 85.2° 52.7°
August .55" 85.3° 51.9°
September 1.65" 79.5° 47.9°
October 3.99" 69.2° 41.1°
November 8.54" 54.1° 32.8°
December 8.98" 48.0° 29.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 58% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 75% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 97% of other locations on record.