The Nipple P500 OGUL / PYNSP
Jeff Davis Peak P500 OGUL / PYNSP / WSC
Markleeville Peak P1K OGUL / WSC / PYNSP

Fri, Jan 13, 2006

With: Matthew Holliman

Etymology
The Nipple
Jeff Davis Peak
Markleeville Peak
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The Nipple (9,342 ft.)

Named by USGS in 1889

"'Descriptive -- stands out from adjacent peaks.' (Maule.) Either it was named by the USGS during the 1889 survey for the Markleeville 30' map, or -- as Gudde suggests (Place Names, 222) -- it was already local usage."
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
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