Tonopah: in the middle of Nevada, between Las Vegas and Reno, in Nye County. That’s north of Clark County, and east of Esmerelda County. If you think there’s an awful lot of ground in between, you are right. We’d like to cover some of it, in several ways.
Tonopah: water under the rock (Shoshone). Also, tonopah la, in phonetic French: you are not here.