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    • Water Rights

    • Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water diversion; Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water rights; Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.); Water rights--Nevada;
    • Because the Truckee River arises in one state and ends in another, because it is the main source of municipal water for two cities, because it has served as irrigation water for thousands of acres of agricultural land in the Truckee Meadows and...
    • Ice cave, Upper Rush Creek Basin

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    • Photograph from the 1931 Sierra Club Outing showing Lewis Clark, Virginia Ferguson and Virginia Adams sitting in front of an ice cave; Title taken from image; Virginia Ferguson was the first full-time employee of the Sierra Club; Virginia Adams was...
    • An Oral History of Fourth Street and Prater Way through Reno and Sparks, Nevada

    • Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area, but safety and livability. The conjunction of...
    • North Palisade

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    • Photograph of the North Palisade from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; The climbers, trained by Robert L.M. Underhill and...
    • Clouds on Temple Crag

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    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; Title taken from image; The climbers, trained by Robert L.M. Underhill and...
    • Clouds rising from Big Pine Canyon

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    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; Title taken from image; The climbers, trained by Robert L.M. Underhill and...
    • Storm clouds & Temple Crag

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    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; Title taken from image; The climbers, trained by Robert L.M. Underhill and...
    • Cliffs of Regulation Peak

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    • Photograph from the 1931 Sierra Club Outing; Title taken from image. Caption on image: Cliffs of Regulation Peak across pond above Rogers Lake; 1931 Sierra Club Outing; lantern slide, 4 x 3.25 inches
    • Mt. Conness

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    • Photograph from the 1931 Sierra Club Outing; Title taken from image. Caption on image: Mt. Conness and northern crag of Cathedral Peak, telephotograph from highest point of Cathedral Peak; 1931 Sierra Club Outing; Lantern slide, 4 x 3 1/4 inches
    • Temple Crag from the east

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    • Photograph of Temple Crag from the east; Title taken from image; Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; The...
    • Cliffs on East Face of Temple Crag

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    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; Title taken from image; A person crouches beneath a rock in the foreground...
    • How Will Climate Change Affect the Sierra?

    • Climate change
    • Segment 96 - "Climate Change" (Air Date: December 14, 2004). Discusses a report by the Sierra Nevada Alliance about how global warming and climate change could affect the Sierra snow pack. Scientists from the Desert Research Institute, the US...
    • "Impassable" notch on North Palisade

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    • Title taken from image. Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1930 High Trip. Glen Dawson and best friend Jules Eichorn, then teenagers, climbed 17 peaks between July 6 and July 29, including North Palisade, their third 14,000 foot peak in two days....
    • North Palisade and Mt. Sill

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    • Photograph of the North Palisade and Mr.Sill from the Sierra Club's 1930 High Trip; Glen Dawson and best friend Jules Eichorn, then teenagers, climbed 17 peaks between July 6 and July 29; Title taken from image. Caption on image: North Palisade and...
    • South Face of Devil's Crag

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    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1930 High Trip. Glen Dawson and best friend Jules Eichorn, then teenagers, climbed 17 peaks between July 6 and July 29; Title taken from image. Caption on image: South Face of Devil's Crag showing face ascended;...
    • Woods Creek

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    • Photograph of Woods Creek; Title taken from photograph; This image from the 1930 Sierra Club Outing shows a train of pack horses being led down a narrow trail along a steep incline. Caption on Image: 1930. 300806 [Aug. 6, 1930]. Down Woods Creek...
    • East side of Black Rock Pass

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    • Photograph from the 1930 Sierra Club Outing shows a fully loaded donkey trudging along the trail behind two others; Title taken from photograph; Caption on image: "300705 [July 5, 1930]; East side of Black Rock Pass; 36 [camera lens];" Lantern...

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