A report on NevadaSierra Nevada and Reno, Nevada

Kearsarge Lakes Basin is named after the USS Kearsarge
The Sierra hosts many waterways, such as the Tuolumne River.
Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the range and the contiguous United States
The Overland Limited at Reno in 1913
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
Mount Tallac above Lake Tahoe
Nevada territory in 1861
View of Sequoia National Park from Moro Rock
The flag that was used by Reno from 1959 up to the flag change on April 25, 2018
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
Sevehah Cliff, near Convict Lake, shows severely deformed Devonian rock
Reno Nevada and the Truckee Meadows south west of the Reno Tahoe International Airport has a large herd of mustang horses. These horses nurse and range around the runoff of Steamboat Creek. The mustang is a notable iconic image of the Nevada range land, which includes Reno.
A valley near Pyramid Lake
Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park was carved by glaciers
Dog Valley, west of Reno, an area of active faulting
Topographic map of Nevada
Red Slate Mountain (elevation 13156 ft) is still covered with snow in June.
Sunset in Reno
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
Tuolumne Meadows is an example of a subalpine meadow in the Sierra.
Map of racial distribution in Reno, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
John Frémont was an early American explorer of the Sierra
Downtown Reno, including the city's famous arch over Virginia Street
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
Map of gold fields in the Sierra
Silver Legacy Hotel with Downtown Reno in the background
Carson City Mint in Carson City. Carson City is an independent city and the capital of Nevada.
The exploration team for the California Geological Survey, 1864
A panorama of downtown Reno in 2012
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Calico basin
The General Sherman Tree, a giant sequoia in Sequoia National Park, is the world's largest tree by volume.
Night arrival of medical transport helicopter at Renown Regional Medical Center
Great Basin National Park
Exterior of Nevada Museum of Art
The quartzite of Doso Doyabi in Great Basin National Park
Reno Events Center
Valley of Fire State Park
Reno Whitewater Festival at the whitewater park in Reno
Mount Charleston
Virginia Lake is a popular place for people to walk their dog in Reno.
Population density map of Nevada
River rafting on the 4th of July, 2018 on the Truckee River
The Winnemucca Sand Dunes, north of Winnemucca
T6s line up for the 2014 Reno Air Races
Downtown Reno
An older picture showing part of the University of Nevada, Reno campus in the foreground
East Las Vegas suburbs
Reno skyline in June 2006
Nevada quarter
I-80 in Downtown Reno
MGM Grand, with sign promoting it as The City of Entertainment
Reno skyline in September 2014
Lake Tahoe on the Nevada–California border
Goldstrike (Post-Betze) Mine in the Carlin Trend, the largest Carlin-type deposit in the world, containing more than 35000000 ozt gold
Cattle near the Bruneau River in Elko County
Ranching in Washoe County
State route shield
U.S. Route50, also known as "The Loneliest Road in America"
The Nevada State Legislative Building in Carson City
The courthouse of the Supreme Court of Nevada
A map that details the federal land in southern Nevada, showing Nellis Air Force Base Complex and Nevada Test Site
Party registration by county (February 2021):

Reno is a city in the northwest section of the U.S. state of Nevada, along the Nevada-California border, about 22 mi from Lake Tahoe, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World".

- Reno, Nevada

The vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Nevada.

- Sierra Nevada

Known for its casino and tourism industry, Reno is the county seat and largest city of Washoe County and sits in the High Eastern Sierra foothills, in the Truckee River valley, on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada.

- Reno, Nevada

The name means "snowy" in Spanish, referring to Nevada's small overlap with the Sierra Nevada mountain range; however, the rest of Nevada is largely desert and semi-arid, much of it within the Great Basin.

- Nevada

Because of the large number of airplanes that have crashed in the Sierra Nevada, primarily due to the complex weather and atmospheric conditions such as downdrafts and microbursts caused by geography there, a portion of the area, a triangle whose vertices are Reno, Nevada; Fresno, California; and Las Vegas, Nevada, has been dubbed the "Nevada Triangle", in reference to the Bermuda Triangle.

- Sierra Nevada

Its county seat is Reno.

- Nevada

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The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore

Lake Tahoe

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The south shore of Lake Tahoe in California, as seen from the west shore
North Lake Tahoe aerial photo
Lake Tahoe, view of California shore from Nevada side
Sunrise over lake Tahoe
Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe in background from Angora Ridge Rd. to the Angora Lakes Resort
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) jumping a beaver dam
Damaged beaver dam on Blackwood Creek. Beaver dams are easily crossed by trout and their ponds may serve as critical breaks for wildfires.
An 1860s map of "Lake Bigler" during the name controversy
The only outlet of Lake Tahoe and the headwaters of the Truckee River at Lake Tahoe Dam
An example of road runoff with fine sediment at El Dorado Beach. However, this storm drain was removed during construction. The new beach now called Lakeview Commons opened in mid-2012.
Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe
Secret Beach on Lake Tahoe's Nevada side
A view from the east shore of Lake Tahoe
Ski slopes overlooking Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe Gondola Ride
A sailboat on Lake Tahoe
Motorcycle by Lake Tahoe
View from the Tahoe Rim Trail
Casinos in Stateline, Nevada
Cave Rock Tunnel on US 50
U.S. Route 50 in South Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe (, meaning "the lake") is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

Lying at 6225 ft, it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City.

During ski season, thousands of people from all over Nevada and California, including Reno, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento, flock to the slopes for downhill skiing.

Truckee River

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The Truckee River at Verdi, Nevada, when the Central Pacific Railroad reached the site in 1868
The Truckee River in Truckee, California, with Donner Creek flowing in from the right
Aerial view from the south of the Truckee River where it drains to Pyramid Lake
Rafting and tubing for recreation on the Truckee River in Reno Nevada USA on the 4th of July 2018
The headwaters of the Truckee River at Lake Tahoe Dam
The Truckee River near Truckee, California.

The Truckee River is a river in the U.S. states of California and Nevada.

The Truckee is the sole outlet of Lake Tahoe and drains part of the high Sierra Nevada, emptying into Pyramid Lake in the Great Basin.

It flows generally northeast through the mountains to Truckee, California, then turns sharply to the east and flows into Nevada, through Reno and Sparks and along the northern end of the Carson Range.

Sacramento, California

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Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Sutter's Fort was founded in 1840 by John Augustus Sutter during the period of Mexican California.
Sacramento in 1849, when the city was an economic center of the California Gold Rush
Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River
The Elks Tower was built in 1926 in an Italianate style.
The 1975 assassination attempt of President Gerald Ford in Capitol Park
Aerial view of Central Sacramento and the Sacramento River
Satellite photo of Sacramento
Downtown Sacramento is the home of numerous corporations and organizations.
Old Sacramento is a popular nighttime destination for fine dining.
The American River is popular for kayaking and recreational boating.
A farmer's market at Chavez Park
Map of racial distribution in Sacramento, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or other (yellow)
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
U.S. Bank Tower is the second-tallest building in Sacramento.
The Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
The Sacramento Convention Center Complex hosts the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Spanish Colonial Revival style Ramona Building, built in 1930.
The Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the Western United States and has one of the premier public art collections in the country.
The Wells Fargo Pavilion hosts the California Musical Theatre and the Sacramento Theatre Company.
The Sacramento Theatre Company is Sacramento's oldest theatre troupe.
Old Sacramento is a National Historic Landmark District.
Historic Sacramento Chinatown Paifang
The Golden 1 Center is home of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Capitol Mall is a major monumental parkway leading from Tower Bridge to the California Capitol.
The California State Fair is held at the California Exposition.
The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California.
Sacramento City Hall holds the mayor of Sacramento and Sacramento City Council.
Sacramento State University is one of the best-ranked universities on the West Coast.
The McGeorge School of Law of the University of the Pacific is a law school in the Oak Park neighborhood.
The historic C.K. McClatchy High School
Renaissance Tower is Sacramento's fifth-tallest building.
Sacramento is one of the three homes of the Supreme Court of California.
The historic Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento
Amtrak's Sacramento Valley Rail Station is a gateway to the Sacramento Valley.
Sacramento International Airport is a regional hub.
The Sacramento RT Light Rail on K Street

Despite this, the new city's location just downstream from the Mother Lode in the Sierra Nevada proved irresistible, and it grew rapidly, attracting a population of 10,000.

Interstate 80 (I-80) is the major east–west route, connecting Sacramento with San Francisco in the west, and Reno in the east.

Sacramento is the northern terminus of the Amtrak California San Joaquins route which provide direct multiple-frequency passenger rail service to California's Central Valley as far as Bakersfield; Thruway Motorcoach connections are available from the trains at Bakersfield to Southern California and Southern Nevada.