A report on Nevada

Mexico in 1824. Alta California included today's Nevada.
Sculpture representing a steam locomotive, in Ely, Nevada. Early locomotives played an important part in Nevada's mining industry.
Nevada territory in 1861
Mountains west of Las Vegas in the Mojave Desert
A valley near Pyramid Lake
Topographic map of Nevada
Little Finland rock formation in Nevada
Köppen climate types of Nevada, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
The Las Vegas Strip looking South
Carson City Mint in Carson City. Carson City is an independent city and the capital of Nevada.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Calico basin
Great Basin National Park
The quartzite of Doso Doyabi in Great Basin National Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Mount Charleston
Population density map of Nevada
The Winnemucca Sand Dunes, north of Winnemucca
Downtown Reno
East Las Vegas suburbs
Nevada quarter
MGM Grand, with sign promoting it as The City of Entertainment
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):

State in the Western region of the United States.

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Colorado River

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One of the principal rivers (along with the Rio Grande) in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico.

One of the principal rivers (along with the Rio Grande) in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico.

Headwaters of the Colorado River in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Colorado River in the Grand Canyon seen from Pima Point, near Hermit's Rest
Satellite view of the Colorado River valley near Yuma, Arizona; interstate 8 runs from left to right just below center.
Colorado River as it exits the United States into Mexico beneath the San Luis Colorado-Colonia Miguel Aléman Bridge (September 2009)
The San Juan River near Mexican Hat, Utah
The Green River at Mineral Bottom, just north of Canyonlands National Park
Annual Colorado River discharge volumes at Lee's Ferry between 1895 and 2004
Map showing the Upper and Lower Colorado River Basin, and adjacent areas supplied by Colorado River water.
The Black Suspension Bridge crosses the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon at Phantom Ranch, Arizona.
Remnants of basalt flows from the Uinkaret volcanic field are seen here descending into the Grand Canyon, where they dammed the Colorado over 10 times in the past 2 million years.
Navajo woman and child, photographed by Ansel Adams, c. 1944
Pueblos and cliff dwellings such as this one in New Mexico were inhabited by people of the Colorado River basin between 2,000 and 700 years ago.
Two Mohave warriors beside the Colorado River in 1871
La conquista del Colorado, by Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau, depicts Francisco Vázquez de Coronado's 1540–1542 expedition
Coronado Sets Out to the North, by Frederic Remington, c. 1905
Lithograph of Fort Yuma, c. 1875
Marble Canyon, one of the many gorges that Powell's expedition traversed
The steamboat Mohave No. 2 at Yuma, c. 1876
John D. Lee, date and photographer unknown. He established a permanent ferry across the Colorado.
Harrison Gray Otis, president of the Colorado River Land Company
Hoover Dam releasing water in 1998
The Grand Ditch, one of the earliest water diversions of the Colorado River, is still in use today.
Hoover Dam under construction, 1934
The Imperial Dam (bottom right) diverts water into the All-American Canal (center) running towards Imperial Valley.
Glen Canyon Dam, the largest dam of the Colorado River Storage Project
The main canal of the Central Arizona Project, crossing the Sonoran Desert
Lake Mead in 2010, showing the "bathtub ring" left behind by low water levels
Heavily forested banks of the Colorado River near Topock, Arizona
The Colorado was named for the reddish color caused by its natural sediment loads, but damming the river has caused it to acquire a clear green hue as seen here in lower Glen Canyon.
A rafting party on the Colorado River

Starting in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado, it flows generally southwest across the Colorado Plateau and through the Grand Canyon before reaching Lake Mead on the Arizona–Nevada border, where it turns south toward the international border.

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Nye County, Nevada

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Gold specimen from the Round Mountain Gold Mine
Road from Carrara, Nevada, towards the marble quarry in the background

Nye County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.

The California Trail led to the gold fields.

California Trail

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Emigrant trail of about 1600 mi across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.

Emigrant trail of about 1600 mi across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.

The California Trail led to the gold fields.
The exploration of the West by Jedediah Smith
John Bidwell
Western trails in Nebraska. The Mormon Trail is in blue; the Oregon and California Trails and the Pony Express route in red; an alternate Oregon/California route in dashed red; lesser-used trails in orange. The Platte River is between the Mormon and Oregon/California Trail. Fort Kearny is the black dot.
Chimney Rock, Nebraska
Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
Trail Ruts, Wyoming
The California Trail as it approaches Scotts Bluff from the east.
North Platte, Sweetwater Rivers across Wyoming
Independence Rock
The Sweetwater River at Devil's Gate, 1870
South Pass facing west toward Pacific Springs
Green River watershed
Map of the Bear River
Frederick W. Lander
An encampment on the Humboldt River, 1859. Digitally restored.
Humboldt River, Nevada
West Fork of the Carson River, just east of Hope Valley in Alpine County, California
Map of the Carson, Truckee, Humboldt River drainage system western Nevada
Donner Pass in the 1870s showing Dutch Flat wagon route improvements—made by Central Pacific Railroad.
A view of the South Fork of the Yuba River from the North Bloomfield Road bridge.
A waterfall on the South Fork Yuba River in South Yuba River State Park
View of the Sierra Nevada range and Sonora Peak looking northward from Sonora Pass.

About 1000 mi of the rutted traces of these trails remain in Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and California as historical evidence of the great mass migration westward.

Calico Basin in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas

Mojave Desert

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Xeric desert in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Southwestern United States.

Xeric desert in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the Southwestern United States.

Calico Basin in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas
The Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) is endemic and exclusive to the Mojave Desert.
A desert tortoise, which can be found in the Mojave Desert
A typical Mojave Desert valley and city: Indian Wells Valley and Ridgecrest, California
A typical desert scene near the Searles, California area, January 2019
A Mojave Desert nautical twilight, in Johnson Valley, California
Death Valley national park, a popular tourist attraction in the Mojave Desert
An image of Joshua Tree National park, a popular tourist attraction in the Mojave Desert
A field of California poppies in the California Poppy Reserve in Antelope Valley
A depiction of cassia armata, which is particularly characteristic of the Mojave
California Dalea, an indicator species of the Mojave Desert
Goldenhead (Acamptopappus shockleyi) an indicator species of the Mojave
Silver cholla (Opuntia echinocarpa), a common species of cacti in the Mojave
A creosote bush, which is common in the Mojave

It is located primarily in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada, with small portions extending into Arizona and Utah.

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

Lake Tahoe

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Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

Large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States.

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
frameless

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

Ranching in Washoe County

Washoe County, Nevada

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Ranching in Washoe County

Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Oregon

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State in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States.

State in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States.

Oregon border welcome sign at Denio, Nevada
Paul Shoaway of the Umatilla tribe, 1899
Monument near Coos Bay, Oregon, of Francis Drake's first North American Encounter. Plaque by Oregon State Parks and Oregon Historical Society.
Fort Astoria, as established by John Jacob Astor in 1813
Crater Lake
Mount Hood is the highest peak in Oregon.
Antilocapra americana (Pronghorn antelope)
Köppen climate types in Oregon
Graph of Oregon's population growth from 1850 to 2010
Oregon population by county using 2012 estimates
A proportional representation of Oregon exports, 2020
Teenagers harvesting berries in Boring, 1946
Fish ladder at Bonneville Dam, Multnomah County
Historic Lumber Sled at Camp 18 in Elsie
Elizabethan stage at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland
Hells Canyon is one of the largest canyons in the United States.
Oceanarium at the Oregon Coast Aquarium
Nike headquarters near Beaverton
The Memorial Union at Oregon State University
Johnson Hall at the University of Oregon
Eliot Hall at Reed College
Golden Pioneer atop the Oregon State Capitol
Treemap of the popular vote by county (2016 presidential election)
The Moda Center (formerly the Rose Garden) during a Portland Trail Blazers game
Providence Park during a Portland Thorns FC match
Percentage of population identifying as Hispanic or Latino by county1.0–4.9%
5.0–9.9%
10.0–19.9%
20.0%+

The 42° north parallel delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.

Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway

Humboldt–Toiyabe National Forest

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Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway
Summer wildflowers in Copper Basin (Jarbidge and Mountain City ranger districts)
Copper Basin in the Jarbidge Wilderness
Lamoille Lake in the Ruby Mountains
Lake Tahoe's eastern shoreline is within the Carson ranger district

The Humboldt–Toiyabe National Forest (HTNF) is the principal U.S. National Forest in the U.S. state of Nevada, and has a smaller portion in Eastern California.

Western United States

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Region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

Region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.

While the West is defined by many occupations, the American cowboy is often used as an icon of the region, here portrayed by C. M. Russell.
The West, as the most recent part of the United States, is often known for broad highways and freeways and open space. Pictured is a road in Utah to Monument Valley.
Ofu Beach on Ofu Island in American Samoa
These maps from the 2000 US Census highlight differences from state to state of three minority groups. Note that most of the American Indian, Hispanic, and Asian population is in the West.
The Western United States is subdivided into three major physiographic regions: the Rocky Mountains (16–19), the Intermontane Plateaus (20–22), and the Pacific Mountains (23–25)
Zion National Park in southern Utah is one of five national parks in the state.
Big Sur, California
The Mojave Desert covers much of the Southwestern United States
Grand Canyon, Arizona
Red sunset twilight in Landers in the High Desert region of California
The High Desert region of Oregon
Feral horses in the Pryor Mountains of Southeast Montana
Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado
Early Native American tribal territories
The first transcontinental railroad played a pivotal role in the history of the Western United States.
U.S. Route 66 accelerated the development of the Western United States.
Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument, Utah, contains petroglyphs left by the first inhabitants of the American Southwest.
The pioneers were among the earliest European Americans to settle in the western frontier.
The Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills, has come to represent the American film industry.
States where state-level laws allowed legalized medicinal marijuana before 2005
States that have no income tax at the state level

Mountain states : Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, and Nevada

Humboldt River

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View southwest from footbridge in Elko, the largest city along the Humboldt
Aerial view of the Humboldt River's intermittent wetlands at Red House, Nevada, between Battle Mountain and Winnemucca in Humboldt County, in June 2019, a wet year

The Humboldt River is an extensive river drainage system located in north-central Nevada.