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California"s Sierra Nevada

George Wuerthner

California"s Sierra Nevada

by George Wuerthner

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Published by American & World Geographic Pub. in Helena, MT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Geography.,
    • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementtext and photography by George Wuerthner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.S5 W84 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1396176M
      ISBN 10156037036X
      LC Control Number93003567

      Sierra Nevada I drove out of Death Valley and came to a place called Lone Pine and was immediately struck by the magnificent snow capped peaks rising from the sedimentary basin. As you child growing up through the golden years of television, I remembered the black & white movies about wagon 4/5(7). The Sierra Nevada mountains are a range of mountains that extends over miles from Mexico to Butte County in the north, where the Cascade range begins. Forming the eastern "backbone" of the state of California, the Sierra range, which is about 65 miles wide .

      The image is disturbing and leaves little doubt about California’s growing predicament: The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada is a sad whisper of it was a year ago, a withering testament to the lack. The photo above on the left shows the Sierra Nevada blanketed with snow on Feb. 18, The photo on the right from Feb. 17 of this year shows the same portion of California with scant snow cover.

        California's largest concentration of ski resorts are in the Sierra Nevada, sprinkled around the shores of Lake Tahoe, America's highest alpine lake. An informative and interesting record of the logging era, with good detail, is "The Status of Sequoia gigantea in the Sierra Nevada," a report to the California State Legislature () compiled and written largely by Frederick A. Meyer, then chief state park forester, from data gathered by him and by Dean F. Schlobohm of the California.


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