But the mineral is a scarce resource in the Sierra Nevada mountain
Snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains
is critical to the year-round water supply in California, where a Mediterranean-style climate concentrates rain in the winter, with dry summers.
The then 13-year-old Boy Scout hiked alone to the top of a towering peak in California's remote Sierra Nevada Mountains
and left a note asking a future hiker who found the message "to please write" and last months someone finally did.
Key words: Botta's Pocket Gopher, cattle grazing, Great Gray Owl, meadows, Mountain Pocket Gopher, Sierra Nevada Mountains
, Strix nebulosa, Thomomys bottae, Thomomys monticola
This incredible film follows Mark and three fellow hostages as they confront the traumatic experience by returning to the Sierra Nevada mountains
in Colombia - where their nightmare took place.
The gruesome fate of the Donner Party, the members of which were trapped in the Sierra Nevada mountains
in the winter of 1846/47 is now legendary.
The biggest search in US history was sparked but reports soon surfaced of hundreds of missing aircrafts in a triangular area of the Sierra Nevada Mountains
The wreckage was located at about 10,000 feet of elevation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
in the vicinity of Mammoth Lakes, California.
Search teams announced last night that they had found enough human remains for DNA testing in the wreckage of Mr Fossett's plane, discovered in California's rugged Sierra Nevada mountains
6,000 feet high in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains
grows the rare, stinky Yosemite bog-orchid.
Earlier this year, CNL paid $170 million for Loon Mountain, the Summit and two California ski resorts in the Sierra Nevada mountains
, near Lake Tahoe.
Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains
, the resort is located less than a mile from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport.
The adventurer demonstrates how to stay alive if stranded in the Sierra Nevada mountains
Little bluish butterflies high in the Sierra Nevada mountains
have an unusual history.
Scientists, including those from the National Park Service and South Coast Wildlands, developed reports on 15 key wildlife linkages or corridors from the Sierra Nevada Mountains
to Baja California.