Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada mountains are a range of mountains in the US states of California and Nevada. The Sierra Nevadas are home to Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the lower 48 United States.

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Is Sierra Nevada in California or Nevada?

The Sierra Nevada Mountains are located in California, they touch the bottom southwest tip of Nevada.

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Who was the first person to climb the sierra Nevada?

Robert Lazinsky

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Why was Nevada named Nevada?

because the settlers wanted to be original and they wanted it to that name.

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What is the climate in the mountain region of California?

it rains pretty much in the mountains and in the summer it is very dry, but is cool and damp

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Are the Sierra Nevada mts formed by volcanoes or earthquakes?

The Sierra Nevada mountain range is formed by plate tectonics and the movement of the plates. This is also the case for the Rocky Mountains.

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How do you pronounce Nevada?

Correct pronunciation: Ne-VA-duh ("a" as in cat)

NOT Ne-VAH-da.

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How is water obtained from the mountains?

Thru the melting of snow,

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What elevation is the treeline in Colorado?

12,000 ft is the treeline in Colorado.

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What is the Sierra Nevada's elevation?

Mount Whitney is 14,500 feet high, the lower peaks range from 5000 feet

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What are the five main mountain ranges of Spain?

The Cordillera Cantabrica (450 km), Pyrenees (440 km), Sistema Central, (700 km), Sierra Morena (600 km), and the Cordillera Subbetica (620 km).

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How do you get on Endurance High Sierras?

The "High Sierras" season of Endurance has already been filmed. To get on future seasons, you would have to watch for casting calls in your area. You might want to check out the series' Web site, particularly the "News" page, to see if they announce these casting calls. http://www.tv.com/endurance/show/12958/news.html?om_act=convert&om_clk=tabssh&tag=tabs;news

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What country contains the Sierra Nevada mountains?

AnswerThe Sierra Madres Mountains are in Mexico.
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What is the highest mountain peak in the lower 48 States?

Mount Whitney in California which is 14,505 feet in elevation.
Mount Whitney, at 14,505 feet (4,421 m), is the highest mountain in the contiguous United States.

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Did the Sierra Nevada form from a volcano?

yes the entire mountain range used to be volcanoes

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Can I buy sierra Nevada pale ale beer in cans?

Sierra Nevada will begin canning Sierra Nevada Pale Ale in cans by the end of 2011. It will be available in 12-packs of 12 ounce cans. Torpedo Extra IPA will also be available in 4-packs of 16 ounce cans.

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What type of mountain is the sierra Nevada?

fault block mountains

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What state has the Sierra Nevade Mountains in it?

California

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Where is the MAF located in a 2008 gmc sierra?

The air intake tmeperature (AIT) sensor location is in the MAF sensor that is attached to your Stock airbox and intake. It is the the small amber teardrop you see when you remove the MAF sensor.

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What does Nevada mean?

Snow-clad; snow-covered.

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Are the Sierra Nevada mountains fold mountains?

KAM

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What are the mountains in Nevada?

Mt Charleston; Mt Rose

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What are the high mountains in the western US with a Spanish Name?

Sierra Nevada.

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What linkd the siera Nevada and the beckwourth pass?

the two were both discovered by James beackwourth

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What flatlands in California lie between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Range?

The Central Valley is the name of the flatlands between Sierra Nevada and the Coast Range

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Which mountain range is longer- the rocky mountains or sierra Nevada mountains?

the rocky mountains

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