Sierra Nevada Mountains

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Noun1.Sierra Nevada Mountains - a mountain range in eastern CaliforniaSierra Nevada Mountains - a mountain range in eastern California; contains Mount Whitney
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Donner Pass - a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died
Mount Whitney, Whitney - the highest peak in the Sierra Nevada range in California (14,494 feet high)
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In the southern region of Andalusia, emergency services said they deployed aircraft on Thursday to water-bomb a fire near the village of Lujar in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Warm weather means the Sierra Nevada mountains were getting rain, not snow, Saturday, although a couple of inches of snow blanketed the mountains during a storm earlier in the week, said Robert Baruffaldi of the National Weather Service in Sacramento.
Nestled high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains about 50 miles east of Fresno, Helms features two reservoirs and three hydro pump-generators.
New York, October 11 ( ANI ): San Diego Superior Court Judge Tim Taylor left a letter in the Sierra Nevada Mountains 40 years ago at the age of 13 to mark he had been there and ask a future hiker to write, and someone has finally found his note.
FORMER Welsh Olympic athlete Jamie Baulch has taken part in a 390km cycle from Yosemite National Park across the Sierra Nevada mountains and into San Francisco to raise PS5,000 for the Velindre Cancer Centre.
The Rocklin plant, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, specializes in thin MDF for products such as door skins and cabinet and furniture components.
RUNNER-UP (Norway) Display of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights WINNER (USA) Snapper's self-portrait, silhouetted against Sierra Nevada mountains OVERALL WINNER Jupiter with Io and Ganymede, by Damian Peach.
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.
6,000 feet high in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains grows the rare, stinky Yosemite bog-orchid.

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