Iowa Canyon



Linear depression in the Earth's surface that generally slopes from one end to the other.
See also: Basins
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
39.848811°, -117.0434262°
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5915 ft. (1803 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. Iowa Canyon is covered by the Joe Eason Mountain, NV US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Valleys

Reese River Valley 2.5 mi
Picket Canyon 3.0 mi
Boone Canyon 3.8 mi
Water Canyon 5.9 mi
Bernd Canyon 7.3 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Iowa Canyon Ranch Man-made 0.3 mi
Iowa Creek Dam Man-made 1.9 mi
Iowa Canyon Reservoir Water 2.0 mi
Vaughns (historical) Man-made 3.7 mi
Vaughn Ranch Man-made 3.9 mi

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 AUSTIN which is approximately 24 miles away and has an elevation of 6,605 feet (690 feet higher than Iowa Canyon). 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 1.49" 40.6° 19.2°
February 1.18" 44.0° 21.6°
March 1.88" 48.2° 25.7°
April 1.62" 54.4° 30.2°
May 1.98" 63.5° 37.8°
June .86" 75.6° 46.0°
July .48" 85.0° 53.6°
August .64" 83.3° 52.7°
September .80" 74.1° 45.0°
October 1.01" 61.9° 35.4°
November 1.18" 47.6° 25.4°
December 1.21" 40.7° 19.4°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 60% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 50% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 86% of other locations on record.