The Sierra Nevada mountain range is located along the eastern edge of California. It begins in the Mojave Desert and extends as far north as the Cascade range in northern California and Oregon. The range is known as one ... More »

Plumes of liquid plutonic rock known as plutons joined together and began to rise above the earth's surface resulting in the formation of the Sierra Nevada 20 million years ago. The oldest sections of the Sierra Nevada a... More »

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The Sierra Nevada Mountains are located in California, and visitors are attracted to the ample opportunities for outdoor recreational enjoyment that result from its notable scenery. Common activities include camping, ski... More »

Two physical features in Nevada are the Bonneville Salt Flats near the western edge of the desert range and in the north just east of Salt Lake City, the Wasatch and Uinta mountains. Nevada has a unique landscape. More »

The Sierra Nevada Mountains are located in California, and visitors are attracted to the ample opportunities for outdoor recreational enjoyment that result from its notable scenery. Common activities include camping, ski... More »

Monrovia, California, is located at the base of the San Gabriel mountains and is only 20 miles from the city of Los Angeles. Monrovia has almost 40,000 residents and is the fourth oldest general law city in the Los Angel... More »

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California is famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood, its beaches and its mountains. The state is also known for being home to some famous and influential people such as Julia Child, Joe DiMaggio and Richard Nixon. More »