The Sierra Nevada (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə n ɪ ˈ v æ d ə,-ˈ v ɑː d ə /) is a mountain range in the Western United States, between the Central Valley of California and the Great Basin.The vast majority of the range lies in the state of California, although the Carson Range spur lies primarily in Nevada.
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Pages in category "Sierra Nevada (U.S.)" The following 103 pages are in this category, out of 103 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
The Sierra Nevada (/ s i ˈ ɛ r ə n ᵻ ˈ v ɑː d ə / or / n ᵻ ˈ v æ d ə /, Spaingie: [ˈsjera neˈβaða], snawy range) is a moontain range in the wastren Unitit States, atween the Central Valley o Californie an the Basin an Range Province.
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Lichens of the Sierra Nevada have been little studied. A lichen is a composite organism consisting of a fungus (the mycobiont) and a photosynthetic partner (the photobiont or phycobiont) growing together in a symbiotic relationship. One classification of Sierra Nevada lichens is according to functional groups, by the National Park Service.
Fire in Sierra Nevada Forests: A Photographic Interpretation of Ecological Change Since 1849, by George E. Gruell, ISBN 0-87842-446-6, 2001. Conifers of California, by Ronald M. Lanner, ISBN 0-9628505-3-5, 1999. Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada and the Central Valley, by Laird R. Blackwell, ISBN 1-55105-226-1, 1998.
Rivers of the Sierra Nevada — in California, and western Nevada. This is a non-diffusing subcategory of Category:Rivers of Northern California . It includes rivers that can also be found in the parent category, or in diffusing subcategories of the parent.
Ecology of the Sierra Nevada; List of Giant Sequoia groves in the Sierra Nevada; References and bibliography. Note: references for each plant species are within their own articles. Bibliography of the Sierra Nevada (U.S.) "A Natural History of California," Allan A. Schoenherr, University of California Press, 1992, ISBN 0-520-06922-6.
Sierra Nevada (česky Sněžné hory), také nazývaná the Sierra, the High Sierra nebo the Sierras, je horské pásmo na východě Kalifornie, ve Spojených státech amerických. Masivní vrásno-zlomové pohoří je 650 km dlouhé a 65 až 130 km široké.