Nevada Sentence Examples
Nevada is the most sparsely settled state of the Union.
The survey for the Truckee-Carson system was begun in 1902, with the object of utilizing the waters flowing to waste in western Nevada for the irrigation and reclamation of the adjacent arid regions in Churchill, Lyon and Storey counties.
Nevada thus became the fourth American state to adopt the referendum.
But it would be hot as hell crossing the desert in Utah and Nevada.
In the north it is due to the fact that the winds from the Pacific lose most of their moisture, especially in winter, on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada; in the south it is due to the fact that the region lies in a zone of calms, and light, variable winds.Advertisement
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Because of this extreme aridity, agriculture in Nevada is dependent on irrigation.
On the Nevada the peak of Huascan reaches a height of 22,051 ft.
It is picturesquely situated in Eagle valley, near the east base of the Sierra Nevada, at an elevation of 4720 ft.
Nevada ranks sixth in size among the states of the Union.Advertisement
The Sierra Nevada range, which forms the western rim of the Basin, sends into the state a single lofty spur, the Washoe Mountains.
This range is the water-parting for nearly all the westward-flowing streams of the state, and is by far the steepest and most rugged within Nevada, a number of its peaks attaining a height of 11,000 or 12,000 ft.
On the western boundary, and partly included within the limits of Nevada, is Lake Tahoe, 20 m.
The topography and the climate of Nevada have led to the formation of two kinds of lakes, the ephemeral and the perennial.
During the glacial period many of the Nevada lakes attained a great size, several of them uniting to form the ancient " Lake Lahontan," in northwestern Nevada.Advertisement
The " black mouse " or Carson field mouse (Microtus montanus) is found throughout Nevada, as well as in Utah, north-eastern California, and eastern Oregon; it multiplies rapidly under favourable conditions, and at times causes serious injury to crops.
The flora of Nevada, although scanty, varies greatly according to its location.
In the Washoe Mountains, as in the rest of the Sierra Nevada range, there is a heavy growth of conifers, extending down to the very valleys; but in many places these mountains have been almost deforested to provide timbers for the mines.
According to the Year Book of the Department of Agriculture in 1909 a crop of 165,000 bushels of oats was grown in Nevada on 7000 acres; there was no crop reported of Indian corn or of rye.
Nevada, and thence past the Colorado river into Arizona, is one of the richest mineral belts in the world.Advertisement
Gold was found in Gold Canyon near Dayton, Nevada, as early as July 1849.
In 1859 the discovery of the famous Comstock Lode in Western Nevada led to the building of Virginia City, a prosperous community on the side of a mountain where human beings under ordinary conditions would not have lived, and eventually brought a new state into existence.
For the three years1875-1877the production of gold and silver in Nevada was more than the combined product of all the other American states and Territories.
With the working out of the deposits in the Comstock region, the mining industry declined, and between 1877 and 1900 there was a period of great depression, in which Nevada fell from first to sixth place among the silver-producing states and Territories.
In May 1900, however, very rich deposits of gold and silver were discovered in Nye county, near the summit of the San Antonio Mountains, and a new era began in Nevada's mining industry.Advertisement
This discovery gave a new impetus to prospecting in south-western Nevada, and it was soon discovered that the district was not an isolated mining region but was in the heart of a great mineral belt.
In 1903 and 1907 Nevada ranked second among the American states in the production of sulphur, but its output is very small in comparison with that of Louisiana.
The manufacturing interests of Nevada are unimportant.
In its industrial development Nevada has always been hampered by lack of transportation facilities.
It is met at several points by lines which serve the rich mining districts to the south; at Cobre by the Nevada Northern from Ely in White Pine county in the Robinson copper mining district; at Palisade by the Eureka & Palisade, a narrow-gauge railway, connecting with the lead and silver mines of the Eureka District; at Battle Mountain by the Nevada Central, also of narrow gauge, from Austin; at Hazen by the Nevada & California (controlled by the Southern Pacific) which runs to the California line, connecting in that state with other parts of the Southern Pacific system, and at Mina, Nevada, with the Tonopah & Goldfield, which runs to Tonopah and thence to Goldfield, thus giving these mining regions access to the Southern Pacific's transcontinental service; and at Reno, close to the western boundary, by the Virginia & Truckee, connecting with Carson City, Minden, in the Carson Valley, and Virginia City, in the Comstock District, and by the Nevada-California-Oregon, projected to run through north-eastern California into Oregon, in 1910, in operation to Alturas, California.
Nevada is governed under the original constitution of 1864, with the amendments adopted in 1880, 1889, 1904 and 1906.
There are a number of unusual provisions in the constitution of Nevada.
The first recorded person of European descent to enter the limits of Nevada was Francisco Garces (1738-1781), of the Order of St Francis, who set out from Sonora in 1775 and passed through what is now the extreme southern corner of the state on his way to California.
Half a century later a party of trappers of the Hudson's Bay Company entered Nevada and plied their trade along the Humboldt river.
Emigrants to California followed the trappers, and many crossed Nevada in the early 'forties of the 19th century.
By the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, negotiated in 1848, at the close of the war with Mexico, Nevada became United States territory.
The first settlement in what is now the state of Nevada was planted in the valley of the Carson river in 1849.
On the 31st of October President Lincoln issued a proclamation declaring Nevada a state.
Being " battle-born," Nevada was loyal to the Union throughout the Civil War, and in spite of its scanty population furnished a company of troops in 1861, which were joined to a California regiment.
A second period of decline followed the working out of this mine and lasted until 1900, when the discovery of a new mineral belt in southern Nevada brought renewed prosperity.
The Republicans, however, secured the electoral votes of Nevada in 1872 and in 1876, and in 1878 were again in full control, only to suffer defeat in 1880.
Not until the silver currency question became a political issue did Nevada take a prominent part in national politics.
In 1885 the Nevada Silver Association was formed for the purpose of advocating the free and unlimited coinage of silver.
At the national election in this year the Silver ticket received in Nevada 7264 votes; the Republican 2811; the Democrat 714; and the Prohibitionist 86.
In the presidential election of 1900 the Nevada Republicans pursued a non-committal policy with regard to the silver question, declaring in favour of " the largest use of silver as a money metal in all matters compatible with the best interests of our government."
Hoffman, Californien, Nevada and Mexico (Basel, 1879); Nevada and her Resources, compiled under the direction of the State Bureau of Immigration (Carson City, 1894); U.S. Department of Agriculture, North America Fauna, No.
It is connected with the doctrine of a Messiah, which arose in Nevada among the Piute Indians in 1888 and spread to other tribes.
In the second place it was necessary to form a territorial government for the remainder of the territory acquired from Mexico, including that now occupied by Nevada and Utah, and parts of Wyoming, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
It is in close proximity to many of the more populated cities in California and Nevada.
Early in 1864, when it became evident that two more Republican votes might be needed in the United States Senate for reconstruction purposes, party leaders at Washington urged the people of Nevada to adopt a constitution and enter the Union as a patriotic duty, and on the 21st of March 1864 Congress passed an act to enable the people of the Territory to form a state government.
It is the terminus of the Nevada County Narrow Gauge railway, which connects with the Southern Pacific railway at Colfax, '23 m.
Gold-mining and quartz-mining are its principal industries, and in 1907 Nevada county's output of gold (104,J90.76 oz., worth $2,162,083) was second only to that of Butte county (134,813.39 oz., worth $2,786,840) in California; the county is the leading producer 1 Died the 21st of September, 1890, and Frank Bell became governor by virtue of his office as lieutenant-governor.
Nevada City was first incorporated in 1851 under a special act of the legislature (repealed in 1852); it was reincorporated in 1856 and again in 1878.
The native carbonate or cerussite (q.v.) occasionally occurs in the pure form, but more frequently in a state of intimate intermixture with clay ("lead earth," Bleierde), limestone, iron oxides, &c. (as in the ores of Nevada and Colorado), and some times also with coal ("black lead ore").
This ore, metallurgically, was not reckoned of much value, until immense quantities of it were discovered in Nevada and in Colorado (U.S.).
The Nevada mines are mostly grouped around the city of Eureka, where the ore occurs in "pockets" disseminated at random through limestone.
In Nevada and Colorado the ore is worked chiefly for the sake of the silver.
The rocks of Falcon are believed by Sievers to belong to the Andean system; while the outlying peninsula of Paraguana probably belongs, geologically, to the same massif as Goajira and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Maria in Colombia.
In most parts ofithe Peruvian Andes the line of perpetual snow is at 16,400 ft.; but on the Cordillera Nevada, above the Callejon de Huaylas, it sinks to 15,400 ft.
In the Cordillera Nevada the Mesozoic rocks which form the chain are often covered by masses of modern volcanic rock.
Similar rocks are also found in the Cordillera Negra, but the volcanic centres appear to have been in the Sierra Nevada.
P. Jones of Nevada advocating a speedy return to specie payments.
Between 1880 and 1900 the average number of acres to a farm slightly increased - from 133.5 acres in 1880 to 151.2 acres in 1900 - instead of decreasing as in the older states of the Union; though the increase was not nearly so marked as in such states as Nevada, Montana, Wyoming and Texas.
There is a large wholesale trade with southern California, with Arizona and with the gold-fields of Nevada, with which Los Angeles is connected by railway.
After a brief period of uncertainty the young man started West with his brother, who had been appointed lieutenantgovernor of Nevada.
The Spokane, Portland & Seattle railway connects the three cities named by way of the Columbia Valley; and the Spokane & Inland Empire sends a line eastward into Idaho to the Coeur d'Alene country and another through the south-eastern part of the state into Nevada.
Marcus Daly (1842-1900) went from Ireland about 1857 to New York City, and thence to California and Nevada, and in 1876 reached Butte, Montana.
In Wyoming, California and Nevada enormous deposits of carbonates, mixed in some cases with sulphate and with chloride, occur.
It is built partly on the beach and partly on the slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta towards the S.E.
The slopes are precipitous on the east coast, but on the west they break down in hills and terraces to the Pacific. This range may be considered a southward continuation of the Californian Sierra Nevada.
The coyote of the deserts of eastern California, Nevada and Utah is, for instance, a smaller and paler-coloured animal, whose length is usually about 42 in.
On this and other local variations a number of nominal species have been founded; but it is preferable to regard them in the light of geographical phases or races, such as the above-mentioned C. latrans estor of Nevada and Utah, C. 1.
Several smaller lakes occur in the basins of western Nevada, next east of the Sierra Nevada.
Nevada extends thence south-eastward through Cali fornia to latitude 35.
The lower coast ranges, nearer the ocean, continue a little farther southward than the Sierra Nevada, before giving way to that part of the Basin Range province which reaches the Pacific in southernmost California.
The Sierra Nevada may be described, in a very general way, as a great mountain block, largely composed of granite and deformed metamorphosed rocks, reduced to moderate relief in an earlier (Cretaceous and Tertiary?) cycle of erosion, sub-recently elevated with a slant to the west, and in this position sub-maturely dissected.
The western slope of the Sierra Nevada hears fine forests similar to those of the Cascade Range and of the Coast Range, but of more open growth, and with the redwood exchanged for groves of big trees (Sequoia gigantea) of which the tallest examples reach 325 ft.
Rocks of Silurian age, however, are known at some points in Arizona, Nevada and southern California.
Indeed the contrast between the moderate temperatures of the Pacific coast and the overheated areas of the next interior deserts is so great that the isotherms trend almost parallel to the coast, and are even overturned somewhat in southern California, where the most rapid increase of temperatures in July is found not by moving southward over the ocean toward the equator, but north-eastward over the land to the deserts of Nevada and Arizona.
The Arctic or ArcticAlpine zone covers in the United States only the tops of a few mountains which extend above the limit of trees, such as Mt Katahdin in Maine, Mt Washington and neighboring peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and the loftier peaks of the Rocky, Cascade and Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The Canadian zone crosses from Canada into northern and northwestern Maine, northern and central New Hampshire, northern Michigan, and north-eastern Minnesota and North Dakota, covers the Green Mountains, most of the Adirondacks and Catskills, the higher slopes of the mountains in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, the lower slopes of the northern Rocky and Cascade Mountains, the upper slopes of the southern Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains, and a strip along the Pacific coast as far south as Cape Mendocino, interrupted, however, by the Columbia Valley.
The Arid Transition life-zone comprises the western part of the Dakotas, north-eastern Montana, and irregular areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas, covering for the most part the eastern base of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada Mountains and the higher parts of the Great Basin and the plateaus.
The dwindlings and growths of Nevada down to the present day, and to not a slight degree the general history of the settlement of the states of the Rocky Mountain region, arc a commentary on the fate of mining industries.
This was the demonstration of the fact that gold existed in large quantities along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada of California.
In five years from the discovery of gold at Coloma on the American river, the yield from the auriferous belt of the Sierra Nevada had risen to an amount estimated at between sixty-five and seventy millions of dollars a year, or five times as much as the total production of this metal throughout the world at the beginning of the century.
In the latter part of the decade1850-1859the territories adjacent to California on the east, north and south were overrun by thousands of miners from the Sierra Nevada goldfields, and within a few years an extraordinary number of discoveries were made, some of which proved to be of great importance.
The most powerful impulse to mining operations, and the immediate cause of a somewhat lengthy period of wild excitement and speculation, was the discovery and successful opening of the Comstock lode in 1859, in the western part of what is now Nevada, but was then part of Utah.
Veins of cinnabar are known elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain and Sierra Nevada regions but not in workable quantities.
The free acid is found native in certain volcanic districts such as Tuscany, the Lipari Islands and Nevada, issuing mixed with steam from fissures in the ground; it is also found as a constituent of many minerals (borax, boracite, boronatrocalcite and colemanite).
On the north, its valley is bounded by the wild Sierra Morena; on the south, by the mountains of the Mediterranean littoral, among which the Sierra Nevada, with its peaks of Mulhacen (11,421 ft.)and Veleta(11,148 ft.), is the most conspicuous.
In the main (Merced) branch are the Vernal and Nevada Falls, 400 and 600 ft.
The Nevada is usually ranked next to the Yosemite among the five main falls of the valley, and is the whitest of all the falls.
The Vernal, about half a mile below the Nevada, is famous for its afternoon rainbows, At flood-time it is a nearly regular sheet about 80 ft.
The " Truckee-Carson project " for irrigation in Nevada was immediately begun.
His father, Thomas (1778-1851), was born in Rockingham (then Augusta) county, Virginia; he was hospitable, shiftless, restless and unsuccessful, working now as a carpenter and now as a farmer, and could not read or write before his marriage, in Washington county, Kentucky, on the 12th of June 1806, to Nancy Hanks (1783-1818), who was a native of Virginia, who is said to have been the illegitimate daughter of one Lucy Hanks, and who seems to have been, in 1 Lincoln's birthday is a legal holiday in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
The situation of the Alhambra is one of rare natural beauty; the plateau commands a wide view of the city and plain of Granada, towards the west and north, and of the heights of the Sierra Nevada, towards the east and south.
In the east part of the state is the magnificent Sierra Nevada, a great block of the earth's crust, faulted along its eastern side and tilted up so as to have a gentle back slope to the west and a steep fault escarpment facing east, the finest mountain system of the United States.
In 1812 great destruction was wrought by an earthquake that affected all the southern part of the state; in 1865 the region about San Francisco was violently disturbed; in 1872 the whole Sierra and the state of Nevada were violently shaken; and in 1906 San Francisco (q.v.) was in large part destroyed by a shock that caused great damage elsewhere in the state.
The region to the east of the Sierra, likewise in the Great Basin province, between the crest of that range and the Nevada boundary, is very mountainous.
The Amargosa river, entering the valley from Nevada, disappears in the salty basin.
In the third place, the division of the year into two seasons - a wet one and a dry (and extremely dusty) one - marks this portion of the Pacific Coast in the most decided manner, and this natural climatic area coincides almost exactly in its extension with that of California; being truly characteristic neither of Lower California nor of the greater part of Oregon, though more so of Nevada and Arizona.
When Americans began to rule in California elk and antelope herded in great numbers in the Great Valley; the former may to-day sometimes be seen, possibly, in the northern forests, and the latter occasionally cross into the state from Nevada.
As the redwood is limited to the Coast Range, so the big tree is limited wholly to the Sierra Nevada.
This was a stock speculation based on the remarkable output ($ 3 00,000,000 in 20 years) of the silver " bonanzas " of the Comstock lode at Virginia City, Nevada, which were opened and financed by San Francisco capitalists.
The per capita wealth of the state was then reported as $2582.32, being exceeded only by the three sparsely settled states of Montana, Wyoming and Nevada.
Leiberg, " Forest Conditions in the Northern Sierra Nevada " (1902); California Board of Forestry, Reports (1885-); semi-revolutionary rulers of 1831-1832 and 1836 (Alvarado), whose title rested on revolution, or on local choice under a national statute regarding gubernatorial vacancies.
As the result of the polling in November, 292 Republican presidential electors were chosen, and 155 Democratic electors, elected in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and the Southern states, represented the final strength of the Bryan and Stevenson ticket.
The lower division appears on the Newfoundland and Labrador coasts, and is traceable thence, in a great belt southwest of those points, through Maine and the Hudson-Champlain valley into Alabama, a distance of some 2000 m.; and the rocks are brought up again on the western uplift, in Nevada, Idaho, Utah, western Montana and British Columbia.
More recently, the extensive deposits of borates (chiefly, however, of calcium; see Colemanite) in the Mohave desert on the borders of California and Nevada, and in the Atacama desert in South America, have been the chief commercial sources of boron compounds.
James Lick (1796-1876), a cold man with few friends, who gave a great fortune to noble ends; and Adolph Sutro (1830-1898), famous for executing the Sutro Tunnel of the Comstock mines of Virginia City, Nevada, and the donor of various gifts to the city.
Characteristic forms of the Upper Sonoran zone are the burrowing owl, Nevada sage-thrush, sagethrasher and special species of orioles, kangaroo rats, mice, rabbits and squirrels.
Camels were very successfully employed as pack animals on the Tule desert in the palmy days of Virginia City, Nevada, before the advent of railways.
Guadix occupies part of an elevated plateau among the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada.
The United States came into prominence in about 1860, and the discovery of the famous Comstock lode in Nevada led to an enormous increase in the production.
The production of this lode declined in 1876, but the total production of this country was increased by discoveries in Colorado (Leadville) and Nevada (Eureka); and in more recent years silver-producing areas in other states (Montana, Utah, Idaho) have been exploited.
In the United States it was used quite extensively in Colorado and Nevada, but has now been given up. The main reasons for this are the length of time required to finish a charge, on account of the absence of any extraneous source of heat, and the great care with which operations have to be carried out in order to obtain satisfactory results.
He saw the Yosemite Valley, the Big Trees, and botanized in the Sierra Nevada and at Gray's Peak.
The population in 1880 was 648,936; in 1890, 661,086; in 1900, 694,466; and in 1 9 10, 742,371.2 From 1880 to 1 9 00 there was an increase of only 7%, a percentage which was exceeded in every other state in the Union except Nevada and Vermont.
Nevada is the seat of Cottey College for girls (Methodist-Episcopal, South, 1884) and of a state hospital for the insane, and there is a state camp ground for the National Guard of Missouri.
Nevada is a trading centre for the surrounding country, and a fine farming and stock-raising region, in which Indian corn, oats, wheat, clover, timothy and blue-grass are grown; coal is mined in the vicinity.
Nevada ("Nevada City" until 1869) was platted in 1855, was burned down in 1863 during the occupancy by the state militia in war time, was incorporated as a town in 1869, was entered by the first railway in 1870, and was chartered as a city in 1880.
The chief sierras, or ranges, are those of Maria, in the north; Estancias and Oria, north of the Almanzora river; Filabres, in the middle of the province; Cabrera and Gata, along the southeast coast; Alhamilla, east of the city of Almeria; Gador in the south-west; and, in the west, some outlying ridges of the Sierra Nevada.
Garnets are found in the Sierra de Gata and in the Sierra Nevada fine marble is quarried.
Deseret then comprised not only the present state of Utah, but all Arizona and Nevada, together with parts of New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and California.
Application was made to Congress to admit it as a state or Territory, and on the 9th of September 1850 the Territory of Utah, then comprising the present state and portions of Nevada, Colorado and Wyoming, was established under an Act, which provided that it should be admitted as a state, with or without slavery, as the constitution adopted at the time of admission prescribed (see Compromise of 1850).
Cephalotus occurs only near Albany in Western Australia, Heliamphora on the Roraima Mountains in Venezuela, Darlingtonia on the Sierra Nevada of California, and these three genera too are as yet monotypic; of Sarracenia, however, there are seven known species scattered over the eastern states of North America.
Charitable and Penal Institutions.-The charitable and penal institutions of the state include the penitentiary at Jefferson City, opened in 1836, which is self-supporting; a training school for boys at Boonville (opened 1889), an industrial home for girls at Chillicothe (established 1887), hospitals for the insane at Fulton (1847), St Joseph (opened 1874), Nevada (1887), and Farmington (1899); a school for the blind at St Louis (opened 1851); a school for the deaf at Fulton (opened 1851); a colony for the feeble-minded and epileptic at Marshall (established 1899); a state sanitorium, for consumptives, at Mount Vernon (established 1905, opened 1907); a Federal soldiers' home at St James, and a Confederate soldiers' home at Higginsville (both established 1897).
West of this range, and lying between the 10th parallel and the Caribbean coast, is a remarkable group of lofty peaks and knotted ranges known as the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the highest snowcrowned summit of which rises 17,389 ft.
Its general elevation is below that of the Central Cordillera, and it has few summits rising above the line of perpetual snow, the highest being the Sierra Nevada de Cocui, in lat.
The remaining rivers of the Caribbean system, exclusive of the smaller ones rising in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, are the Zulia and Catatumbo, which rise in the mountains of northern Santander and flow across the low plains of the Venezuelan state of Zulia into Lake Maracaibo.
The depth of the bay ranges from 42 to 19 fathoms. The town stands at the foot of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, which restricts the area of cultivatable land in its immediate vicinity, and the enclosing high lands make the climate hot and somewhat dangerous for foreigners.
Sievers, "Die Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and die Sierra de Perija," Zeits.
The higher masses of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta cover a very limited area, leaving the trade winds a comparatively unbroken sweep across the northern plains until checked by the Western Cordillera, the Panama ranges and the Sierra de Baudo, where a heavy precipitation follows.
In Oregon this area extends from the Nevada boundary northward for about 160 m., to the head of the Silvies river, and embraces an area of about t 6,000 sq.
It grows at considerable elevations in southern Europe, in the Alps, Apennines, Pyrenees and Sierra Nevada (4000 to 8000 ft.).
Farther south the mountains clustered on the east of the table-land (Sierra de Albarracin, Serrania de Cuenca) long rendered direct communication between Valencia and Madrid extremely difficult, and the principal communications with the east and south-east are effected where the southern table-land of La Mancha merges in the hill country which connects the interior of Spain with the Sierra Nevada.
Even more important than the mountains bounding or crossing the table-land are those which are connected with it only at their extremities; viz, the Pyrenees (q.v.) in the north-east, the Sierra Nevada and the coast ranges in the south.
Although not comparable in altitude with the Pyrenees (highest summit Aneto, 11,168 ft.) or the Sierra Nevada (highest summit Mulhacen, 11,421 ft.), the coast ranges frequently attain an elevation of over 5000 ft., and in some cases of over 6000 ft.
North-east of the Sierra Nevada two small ranges, Alcaraz and La Sagra, rise with remarkable abruptness from the plateau of Murcia, where it merges in that of the interior.
Archean rocks are exposed in the north of the Peninsula, particu larly along the great Pyrenean axis, in Galicia, Estremadura, tb Sierra Morena, the Sierra Nevada and Serrania de Ronda.
The endemic species are naturally most numerous in the mountains, and above all in the loftiest ranges, the Pyrenees and the Sierra Nevada; but it is a peculiarity of the Spanish tableland, as compared with the plains and table-lands of central Europe, tha.t it also possesses a considerable number of endemic plants and plants of extremely restricted range.
Among other characteristic trees are the Spanish pine (Pinus hispanica), the Corsican pine (P. Li,r-icio), the Pinsapo fir (Abies Pinsapo), and the Quercus Tozza, the last belonging to the slopes of the Sierra Nevada.
In the mountain country of Cuenca, Albacete, and the Sierra Nevada the natives known as the Orospedans were entirely independent in the middle of the 6th century.
The eastern chain begins north of the equator at 6000 ft., gradually rises to the height of Nevado (14,146 ft.), Pan de Azucar (12,140 ft.), and in the Sierra Nevada de Cochi attains to peaks of 16,70o ft.
You receive some of the benefits of Nevada corporation filing without being hit by the double taxation common in S corporation filing without being hit by the double taxation common in S corporations.
Like many places in the Sierra Nevada, this is a landscape of dramatic granite domes.
You receive some of the benefits of Nevada corporation filing without being hit by the double taxation common in S corporations.
Nevada has no business income tax, corporate shares taxes, state corporation tax, franchise tax, or inheritance tax.
Neither Nevada nor Delaware may specify a period of duration greater than 30 years.
There are bristlecone pines growing today on the mountains of California and Nevada that are confirmed to be 4,300 years old.
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There are bigger states in the country and yet Nevada seems unfathomably vast partly because there is so little here except semi-desert.
Also, Nevada has a certain attitude about piercing the corporate veil, which is why major corporations domicile in Nevada.
In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years!
This trip to Nevada has only whet her appetite for more traveling.
The line starts at the intersection of the 23rd parallel with the 67th meridian and runs south-westerly and southerly to the mountain and volcano summits of Rincon, Socompa, Llullaillaco, Azufre, Aguas Blancas and Sierra Nevada, thence to the initial point of the British award.
In 1902 Congress provided for the beginning of extensive irrigation works in the arid West, and Nevada (where preliminary reconnaissances had been made in 1889-1890) was the first state to profit from this undertaking.
A singular menace to agriculture in Nevada was the plague in1907-1908of Carson field mice.
The Western Pacific railway, completed in 1910, extending from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, and running entirely 2 It is interesting to note that in 1875 the Nevada legislature passed an act forbidding camels or dromedaries to run at large.
The Goldfield and Bullfrog districts have a further outlet to the south through a second railway, the Nevada Short Line (Bullfrog-Goldfield and Tonopah & Tidewater railways) which connects with the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe at Ludlow in California.
A governor, lieutenant-governor, secretary of state, attorneygeneral, controller, treasurer, superintendent of public instruc 1 An interesting application of this provision was made in 1898, when Nevada soldiers on their way to Manila were allowed to vote at sea.
As then constituted, the northern boundary of Nevada was the 42nd parallel, its southern the 37th, and its western boundary was made to conform to the eastern limits of the state of California.
As a means of asserting their views effectively, the citizens, irrespective of party, organized local silver clubs, and these eventually led to the formation of the Silver party of Nevada, which drafted a " platform " and nominated a state ticket and presidential electors who were instructed to support the Populist national ticket.
The floor of this depression being below baselevel, it has necessarily come to be the seat of the mountain waste brought down by the many streams from the newly uplifted Sierra Nevada on the east and the coast ranges on the west; each stream forms an alluvial fan of very gentle slope; the fans all become laterally confluent, and incline very gently forward to meet in a nearly level axial belt, where the trunk riversthe Sacramento from the north and the San Joaquin from the south-east--wander in braided courses; their tendency to aggradation having been increased in the last half century by the gravels from gold washing; their waters entering San Francisco Bay.
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the sage cotton-tail, black-tailed jack-rabbit, Idaho rabbit, Oregon, Utah and Townsends ground squirrels, sage chipmunk, fivetoed kangaroo rats, pocket mice, grasshopper mice, burrowing owl, Brewers sparrow, Nevada sage sparrow, lazuli finch, sage thrasher, Nuttall s poor-will, Bullocks oriole and rough-winged swallow.
Farming is very intensive, and crop follows crop in swift succession; in 1905 the yield of barley per acre, 44 bushels, was greater than in any other state or territory, as was the farm price per bushel on the 1st of December, 81 cents; the average yield per acre of hay was the highest in the Union in 1903, 3.46 tons, the general average being 1 54 tons,was fourth in 1904, 2 71 tons (Utah 3.54, Idaho 3 07, Nevada 3.04), the general average being I 52 tons, and was highest in 1905, 3.75 tons, the general average for the country being 1 54 tons; and in the same three years the average value per acre of hay was greater in Arizona than in any other state of the Union, being $35.78 in 1 The San Francisco yellow pine forest, with an area of some 4700 sq.
The topography of the Great Basin region in Idaho is similar to that of the same region in other states (see Nevada); in Idaho it forms a very small part of the state; its mountains are practically a part of the Wasatch Range of Utah; and the southward drainage of the region (into Great Salt Lake, by Bear river) also separates it from the other parts of the state.
While this approached the average-3.5 for all the states west of the Rocky Mountains taken together, with the exception of Colorado, which had 5.2 - it was noticeably higher than that of its immediate neighbours, Idaho (1.9), Arizona (1.1) and Nevada (0.4).
Erythronium pusaterii is yet another local endemic of the subalpine zone of the southern Sierra Nevada mountains.
On August 29, the United States conducted its eighteenth subcritical nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.
Many Nevada corporations are subject to taxes on profits and additional taxes on dividends.
According to my research a top-secret military base now exists at Ultima Thule akin to S4 at Area 51 in Nevada.
In fact, the corporate veil has only been pierced two times in Nevada in the last 23 years !
They offer far more brands than All Spark Fireworks (15 total, to be exact), and they ship to Arizona, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada and New Jersey customers who possess a fireworks permit.
In every state, except Nevada, before a divorced person can re-marry, they must present a copy of their divorce decree.
The states with community property laws in effect are Wisconsin, California, New Mexico, Louisiana, Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, and Idaho.
Even though a popular wedding destination, Nevada's marriage rate dropped from 99 to 47.
Nevada's divorce rate dropped almost 50%, from 11 to 6.5 per thousand couples.
These tournaments are held regionally three or four times a year and culminate in an annual tournament of the best players, both individuals and teams, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to the National Renewable Energy Lab, the southwestern states of Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and parts of California offer the greatest energy potential.
Nevada allows tires to be counted as renewable fuel with some caveats.
Las Vegas, set in the middle of the Nevada desert, has one of the fastest growing housing markets in the United States and consequently, the demand for skilled interior designers is great.
Oquendo Rd., Las Vegas Nevada 898118; (702) 220-5320 - Bella Vita Interiors specializes in residential interior design, turn-key design projects, tenant improvements, and commercial office design.
Southwestern décor is heavily influenced by the Native American tribes indigenous to regions such as Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and southern Nevada.
The Squaw Valley Ski Resort is located in North Lake Tahoe, on the border of California and Nevada.
Alpine Meadows is only about 45 miles from Reno, Nevada and about 200 from San Francisco, California, making it easily accessible to a large population.
Outlet stores can be found in Massachusetts, New York, California, Florida and Nevada.
The store list includes stores in Oregon, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, California, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Missouri, Michigan, Kansas, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Connecticut, Colorado, and Alabama.
The Valley of Fire is actually a Nevada State Park, and as the name suggests, it boasts beautiful, rugged landscaping of reddish hued rocks and it is said that when the sun is setting it actually looks as if the valley in on fire.
Keep in mind that you will need to get a marriage license from the state of Nevada.
The state of Nevada is one of the few places in the United States where there is no waiting period for marriage licenses and there are few requirements to get one.
Arizona is located in the southern United States and is bordered by California, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico and the Mexican border.
His Las Vegas, Nevada, death was attributed to a possible gang rivalry as well as an East Coast-West Coast record label feud.
One of Planet Hollywood's prime locations is in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At that time, his family relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada.
Currently, he is being held at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada.
Shortly after the death of her son, Marie Osmond went back to work with her brother, Donny, performing at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Today, Marie Osmond is single and living in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her family.
This led to a similar job as a guard at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The commission accredits colleges and universities in Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Montana.
California, being very distinct in habit and found in the Sierra Nevada as high as 8,000 or 9,000 feet, is likely to prove a tree that will last in our climate.
P. Breweri is found in vast areas of the Sierra Nevada, California.
The Rochester stores can be found in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington DC, and even London, England.
While states with mild climates (like Florida, Nevada and Arizona) are popular among retirees, they are not the only options.
Montrêux Golf & Country Club, Reno, Nevada - designed by Jack Nicklaus.
It is the eighth largest lake in the world, and is situated between the high peaks of both the Carson and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges.
Lake Tahoe actually spans the boundaries of both Nevada and California, with one-third of the lake in Nevada and two-thirds in California.
There are a number of California and Nevada Lake Tahoe cruises located within a few miles of the Tahoe Pines Campground RV Park.
The lake is situated on the California and Nevada State Lines.
When describing Lake Tahoe, most people describe it as the South Shore (Nevada side) or the North Shore (California side).
Most of the nightclubs and casinos are on the Nevada side of the lake or the south shore.
Nevada Beach Campground is on the southeast shore of the lake.
The eastern half of the United States is well-covered, with a few large bare spots in Georgia, Nevada and New York.
Sprint's network rivals AT&T's coverage area and even manages to get the small pockets in Nevada the other carriers have difficulty holding.
Nevada marriage records are available in a variety of locations.
Originally settled in 1847, Nevada was part of the Utah Territory.
When it became a territory, Nevada had nine counties.
Nevada did not begin statewide registration of marriages until 1968.
Nevada marriage records are open to the public.
You can find marriage records at many different locations in the state of Nevada.
The county recorder's office should be the first stop for researching historic Nevada marriages.
The Nevada State Library and Archives has a list of the offices, including addresses and phone numbers.
Prior to statehood, territorial counties maintained Nevada records.
The Nevada State Library and Archives has some early territorial marriage information for Carson County for 1856 through 1862.
The Nevada Office of Vital Statistics can verify marriages in Nevada after 1968.
Ancestry.com has two marriage databases for Nevada.
It does, however, have some church records from four Episcopal churches in Nevada.
You may also find Nevada marriage records at the NVGenWeb Project.
The website has a site for every Nevada counties.
Regardless of how you label it, "prostitution" whether is as a result of a street walker or escort is illegal in most states in the United States (except Nevada and Rhode Island).
The organization operates residential campuses in Boulder City, Nevada and Bulverde, Texas, as well as an emergency shelter located just north of San Antonio, Texas.
He plays a line worker who has an encounter with a UFO, or a huge cone of light, and is drawn back to an expansive part of the Nevada desert over and over again.
The Red Castle Inn is a large brick mansion built in 1860 overlooking Nevada City.
The chain has 92 stores spread out across Arizona, California, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.
With 99 stores currently in California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, and Texas, this company is continuing to grow and prosper.
They are also available at select retail stores in California and Nevada.
After studying politics and philosophy, she stumped for Barack Obama in Nevada.
In a sense, Las Vegas provides a honeymoon for the entire family, where any differences separating the families can melt under the hot summer sun in the Nevada desert.
Carved from the Nevada desert, the sparkling city is one of the fastest growing metropolises in the country.
Just outside of Las Vegas, the natural beauty of Nevada entices visitors.
Nevada's Highway 375, which leads to the secret site from Warm Springs, has been dubbed "The Extraterrestrial Highway" because of the many reports of spaceship sightings in the area.
Rachel Nevada, a tiny town of about 100 inhabitants, is the closet town to Area 51.
Visitors can tour the inner workings of the dam, see a film about how the dam was constructed, and enjoy the beautiful Nevada scenery that surrounds the dam.
Las Vegas is a very seasonal tourist town; rates are highest over certain holidays, such as New Year's Eve, and are general lowest during mid-summer when the hot weather discourages some travelers from heading to Nevada.
See all of our articles on Business Planning, including tips on incorporating in Delaware and Nevada.
Incorporating in Nevada offers distinct advantages for the small business owner looking for a pro-business state.
A Nevada incorporation provides a nearly impenetrable corporate veil, or shield, which protects businesses that incorporate there.
Like a Delaware Incorporation, Nevada offers business incentives in addition to those associated with normal Business Incorporation.
Incorporating in Nevada offers a business environment with an almost limitless list of enticements.
If you are considering an incorporation, Nevada is the state to put at the top of your "A" list.
Nevada is the only state in the U.S. that refuses to exchange financial or ownership information with the Internal Revenue Service.
Fifty-one years of case law and a court system that is pro-business oriented is responsible for Nevada's success.
Owners are not listed in any state or public records, which means opposing attorneys, or the IRS, cannot determine who owns a Nevada Corporation or LLC by calling the Secretary of State.
Nevada only requires one person to register as a corporation, with LLCs requiring two people.
Nevada offers a safe haven for companies that incorporate within the state.
Located in California, their policies are available in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington and California.
It has these stores all over Arizona, Florida, California, Ohio, Indiana, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Pennsylvania.
Shortly after their breakup, Spears married her childhood friend, Jason Alexander, in Las Vegas, Nevada, only to have it annulled fifty-five hours later.
Cathouse followed the employees of the Moonlight Bunnyranch, a legal prostitution house in Nevada.
Pawn Stars, which hit the airwaves in Summer 2009, is a reality television show about ordinary people doing their jobs running the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Long before the Survivor Castaway Dies headlines, Lyon was born in Nevada.
In the Las Vegas, Nevada season Michael Voltaggio won the title over Bryan Voltaggio, his brother.
The Rabbit Hole sulphur-mines are in Nevada, and a great deposit in Utah occurs at Cove Creek, Beaver (disambiguation)|Beaver county.
Nevada is a great ranching state, and stock-raising has shown a rapid extension.
With the growing of grasses as the chief agricultural product, farming in Nevada is necessarily extensive rather than intensive.
Nevada, for example, ranked third in 1909 in the amount of wheat produced to the acre (28.7 bushels), 4 but in the total amount produced (1,033,000 bushels) ranked only thirty-eighth, and furnished only 0.145% of the crop of the United States.
That conditions are favourable to the animal industry is shown by the fact that in 1897 the valleys of northern Nevada were so overrun with wild horses, to the detriment of the grazing grounds for cattle, that the legislature authorized the killing of such animals.
The whole Basin is marked by three features of elevation - the Utah basin, the Nevada basin and, between them, the Nevada plateau.
In the Pleistocene period many large lakes were formed within the Great Basin; especially, by the fusion of small catchment basins, two great confluent bodies of water - Lake Lahontan (in the Nevada basin) and Lake Bonneville (in the Utah basin).
In 1909 in the amount of barley per acre (38 bushels) Nevada ranked third, and in the average farm price per bushel ($0.75) ranked first among the barley-producing states of the country, but in the total amount produced (304,000 bushels) held only the twenty-second place; and in the same year the average yield of potatoes per acre in Nevada was 180 bushels, exceeded in two states - the average for the entire country was 106.8 bushels per acre - but the total crop in Nevada (540,000 bushels) was smaller than in any state or Territory of the Union, except New Mexico.