Nevada Travel, Articles, Photos, and Information

Nevada is a western state specifically within the mountain area of the United States of America. Admitted to statehood in the year 1864, Nevada has a population of over 1,998,260 residents and covers an area of 110,540 square miles. The capital of Nevada is Carson City.

Discover and explore Nevada, a state in the country of United States. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Nevada helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Nevada. It is located on the continent of North America and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 37.817 and logitude 37.817. [Map of Nevada].

Landscape Photography and Fine Art

Nowhere is the phrase "a picture is worth a thousand words"truer than in relation to landscape photography. Photography itself is less than 200 years old. In fact, the term "photography...

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The Vivacious Town and History of Granada Spain

Sprawling on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Spain lays the medieval and Moorish architectural city of Granada. Granada is home to a spectacularly vibrant city life and friendly re...

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Legislation About Yosemite

In the year 1864, Congress passed the following act:--  ACT OF JUNE 30, 1864 (13 STAT., 325).  An Act Authorizing a grant to the State of California of the "Yo-Semite Valley,&...

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Hetch Hetchy Valley

Yosemite is so wonderful that we are apt to regard it as an exceptional creation, the only valley of its kind in the world; but Nature is not so poor as to have only one of anything. Several other yos...

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How Best to Spend One's Time in Yosemite

One-Day Excursions No. 1. If I were so time-poor as to have only one day to spend in Yosemite I should start at daybreak, say at three o'clock in midsummer, with a pocketful of any sort of dry...

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The Birds of Yosemite

The songs of the Yosemite winds and waterfalls are delightfully enriched with bird song, especially in the nesting time of spring and early summer. The most familiar and best known of all is the commo...

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The Flowers of Yosemite

Yosemite was all one glorious flower garden before plows and scythes and trampling, biting horses came to make its wide open spaces look like farmers' pasture fields. Nevertheless, countless flowe...

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The Ancient Yosemite Glaciers: How the Valley Was Formed

All California has been glaciated, the low plains and valleys as well as the mountains. Traces of an ice-sheet, thousands of feet in thickness, beneath whose heavy folds the present landscapes have be...

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