Former populated place and mining camp.
Aurora was believed to be in California from March 24, 1861 until September 16, 1863.
Latitude: 38.2871421 Longitude: -118.9006963 (° decimal)
Elevation: 7441ft, 2268m.
Literature Referring To This Location:
Billeb, Emil B. 1968.
Mining Camp Days.
Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, 1968.
Browne, J. Ross. 1863-1865.
J. Ross Browne's Illustrated Mining Adventures, 1863-1865.
Balboa Island, California: Paisano Press, 1861.
Selected articles about Browne's visits to Aurora, Bodie, Mono Lake, Walker River, Reese River, Lost Mines, New Almaden, and Santa Cruz.
Kersten, Earl W. 1964.
The early settlement of Aurora, Nevada, and nearby mining camps.
Annals of the Association of American Geographers.
Shevenell, Lisa, and Larry J. Garside. 2006.
Nevada Geothermal Resources.
Reno, NV: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, 2005.
Tingley, Joseph V. 1990.
Mineral Resource Inventory, Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, Navada.
NBMG Open File Report 90-1.
Reno, Nevada: United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, January 1990.
Wasson, Jos. 1878.
Bodie and Esmeralda.
San Francisco, CA: Spaulding, Barto & Co., May, 1878.
Souvenir reprint 1963 by Wendell Hammon and Theron Fox.
Wilusz, John P. 2002.
The Colorful History of the California/Nevada State Boundary.
(http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/row/landsurveys/Study_material/State_Boundaries/ca-nv-border-p1-2.pdf, date retrieved: 19 April 2016)
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:56:43 PM, 5/26/2021.