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Nevada is located in the western United States and consists largely of desert. The capital of Nevada is Carson City, which has a population of about 55,000. The largest city in Nevada is Las Vegas, which has a population of 633,000 and is known for its casino landscape. The highest mountain in the state is the 4,007 meter high Boundary Peak, which is only a subsidiary peak of the Montgomery Peak in the neighboring state of California. Wheeler Peak, at 3,982 meters, is sometimes given as Nevada's highest mountain. Nevada provides plenty of material for horror and science fiction stories. Because in the desert of the state nuclear weapons tests were repeatedly carried out and the legendary military base Area 51is located in Nevada. The largest crater that is still reminiscent of the nuclear weapons tests is the Sedan Crater, which is still almost 100 meters deep today. In Nevada, not far from California's Death Valley, is one of the United States' best-known ghost towns, Rhyolite, abandoned in 1909. Nevada has Great Basin National Park and is rich in gold and silver. Bordering the neighboring state of California and not far from Carson City is popular Lake Tahoe. Check Ask4Beauty for more information about the state of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, city in the United States of America, in the state of Nevada, with 260,000 inhabitants. Las Vegas is the capital of County Clark, which also includes Henderson and North Las Vegas, and is home to approximately 80% of Nevada’s population. See allcitypopulation for latest population of Las Vegas. The city is primarily important as a… Read More »

The Climate of Nevada

According to Abbreviation Finder, the state of Nevada (NV) is located in the western United States and consists largely of mountainous areas. Nevada mainly has to deal with arid climates, such as the hot and cold desert climate. With annual precipitation amounts ranging from about 25-30 to over two hundred millimeters, Nevada is one of… Read More »

Nevada History Timeline

For countless centuries, this rugged land has been the traditional home of the American Indians, including the Goshute, Paiute, Shoshone and Washo tribes. When scouring the area for gold treasure in the 1770s, Spanish explorers took a risk; they were accompanied (in the early 1800s) by several fur traders and trappers passing on their way… Read More »