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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Rhyolite, Nevada

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Rhyolite Mercantile, a general store built in 1906 that burned to the ground in September 2014 after being hit by lightning (image circa 2007).
The town's former train station (Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad) as it appeared in 2011
Amargosa Desert and Bullfrog Hills near Rhyolite
Charles M. Schwab (portrait, 1901) invested heavily in the Montgomery Shoshone Mine.
Bullfrog Miner, 1907
1:24,000 scale map of Rhyolite surveyed in 1905
Rhyolite's two-story, eight-room school building in 2011
Most of Rhyolite lies in ruins, but the Bottle House is an exception.
A caboose formerly used as a gas station

Rhyolite is a ghost town in Nye County, in the U.S. state of Nevada.

Pahrump, Nevada

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View of the mountains from town
Night aerial view of Pahrump from the southwest, with the downtown intersection of Nevada routes 160 and 372 at the bright center
Government offices for Pahrump

Pahrump is an unincorporated town located at the southernmost tip of Nye County, Nevada, United States, about 62 mi west of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hoover Dam

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River view of the future dam site, c. 1904
Sketch of the proposed dam site and reservoir, c. 1921
Hoover Dam architectural plans
Workers on a "Jumbo Rig"; used for drilling the Hoover Dam's tunnels
"Apache Indians employed as high-scalers on the construction of Hoover Dam." – NARA
General Superintendent Frank Crowe (right) with Bureau of Reclamation engineer Walker Young in 1935
Overview of dam mechanisms; diversion tunnels shown
Looking down at "high scalers" above the Colorado River
Columns of Hoover Dam being filled with concrete, February 1934 (looking upstream from the Nevada rim)
The upstream face of Hoover Dam slowly disappears as Lake Mead fills, May 1935 (looking downstream from the Arizona rim)
Oskar J. W. Hansen's memorial at the dam which reads in part "They died to make the desert bloom."
Tile floor designed by Allen Tupper True
Hansen's bas-relief on the Nevada elevator
Hoover Dam memorial star map floor, center area
Water is released from the jet-flow gates for testing in 1998.
Turbine/generator deck in power plant beneath Hoover Dam.
Decline in electricity generation since year 2000.
Water enters the Arizona spillway (left) during the 1983 floods. Lake Mead water level was 1,225.6 ft
View of Hoover Dam from Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
The bypass in front of the dam
Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge as visible from Hoover Dam
View upstream from Hoover Dam, October 2021, during the Southwestern North American megadrought
1933 Los Angeles Times political cartoon commenting on the attempts of Ickes to keep "Hoover" off the dam.
Tourists gather around one of the generators in the Nevada wing of the powerhouse to hear its operation explained, September 1940.
A worker stands by the {{convert|abbr=on|30|ft}} diameter Nevada penstock before its junction with another penstock that delivers water to a turbine.

Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Nevada and Arizona.

North Las Vegas, Nevada

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North Las Vegas City Hall at Night, February 2013
Delta Academy in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is a suburban city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, in the Las Vegas Valley.

Yerington, Nevada

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Watering an alfalfa field in Yerington

Yerington is a city in Lyon County, Nevada, United States.

A cross section through the highest and lowest points in Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

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A cross section through the highest and lowest points in Death Valley National Park
Telescope Peak
Lake Badwater, March 2005
The Death Valley basin is filled with sediment (light yellow) eroded from the surrounding mountains. Black lines show some of the major faults that created the valley.
The Noonday Dolomite was formed as a carbonate shelf after the break-up of Rodinia.
timescale image
The Lake Manly lake system as it might have looked during its last maximum extent 22,000 years ago (USGS image)
During very wet periods, the Amargosa River can flow at the surface, as it did in February 2005.
Petroglyphs above Mesquite Springs
Historical locomotive for transporting borax in Death Valley
A twenty-mule team in Death Valley
Scotty's Castle under construction
Civilian Conservation Corps workers in Death Valley
Telescope and Wildrose Peaks from Emigrant Canyon Road
Sphinx moth on a rock nettle in Mosaic Canyon
Death Valley pupfish spawning in Salt Creek
A tourist sliding down Star Dune in the Mesquite Flat dune field
A 360-degree panorama of Racetrack Playa at night. The Milky Way is visible as an arc in the center.
Historical locomotive for transporting borax in Death Valley

Death Valley National Park is an American national park that straddles the California–Nevada border, east of the Sierra Nevada.

The Californias

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The Californias (Spanish: Las Californias), occasionally known as The Three Californias or Two Californias, are a region of North America spanning the United States and Mexico, consisting of the U.S. state of California and the Mexican states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.

The Californias (Spanish: Las Californias), occasionally known as The Three Californias or Two Californias, are a region of North America spanning the United States and Mexico, consisting of the U.S. state of California and the Mexican states of Baja California and Baja California Sur.

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Evolution of the political boundaries of the Californias:
Seal of the Government of the Department of the Californias, from 1836 to 1846.

The populated coastal region of the territory was admitted into the Union in 1850 as the State of California, while the vast, sparsely populated interior region would only later gain statehood as Nevada, Utah, and large parts of Arizona, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico.

Pershing County, Nevada

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

HVAC transmission towers crossing Crescent Valley east of State Route 306

Eureka County, Nevada

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HVAC transmission towers crossing Crescent Valley east of State Route 306

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

Elko, Nevada

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Elko was settled with the coming of the railroad, which still runs past downtown Elko near the Humboldt River.
View southwest along the Humboldt River from the 9th Street Footbridge in downtown Elko
View of Elko from "E" Mountain
View northeast along Idaho Street (SR 535) in downtown Elko
Goldstrike mine, a large gold mine near Elko
The iconic "White King" at the Commercial Casino in downtown Elko
Elko Hot Hole, a hot spring on the southwest edge of the city
KENV TV studios in Elko
Interstate 80 in Elko
Elko Airport terminal

Elko (Shoshoni: Natakkoa, "Rocks Piled on One Another") is the largest city in and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States.