This is a distant capture of Stella Lake in Great Basin National Park in Nevada, with Wheeler Peak in the background. Logs litter the shoreline.


Northern Nevada

Anchored by the population centers of the Reno-Tahoe area to the west, and Las Vegas to the southeast, the vast area referred to as Northern Nevada (or the Great Basin) holds most of Nevada's landmass but relatively few residents. It's a high desert of vast valleys stretching out in all directions until they collide with range after range of great, craggy mountains, draped white in winter, golden with blooms in spring and sage green in the summer sun.


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