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Panoramabillede af Greg Burns EXPERT Taget 09:44, 19/09/2009 - Views loading...

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Horse Thief Canyon

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Horse Thief Canyon is a well hidden valley in the mountains between Hope Valley and the Carson Valley. It gets its name from horse thieves, who in the mid 1800s, would steal the pioneer’s horses at night and take them up and over Fay Canyon to the secluded Horse Thief Valley. They would keep them to later sell to other unsuspecting pioneer travelers trekking the formidable Carson Pass.

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A: Hope Valley, California

Af Greg Burns, 2.4 km væk

Hope Valley sits high in the Sierra Nevada Range. This photo location is at 7700 feet elevation. In 1...

Hope Valley, California

B: Willow Creek

Af Greg Burns, 3.9 km væk

Willow Creek sits in Hope Valley in the Heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Hope Valley is about 15...

Willow Creek

C: Grass Lake Luther Pass

Af Greg Burns, 7.0 km væk

Grass Lake in recent years is usually a very wet meadow. The soil is like a mushy sponge while walkin...

Grass Lake Luther Pass

D: Carson Valley Nevada.

Af Greg Burns, 11.0 km væk

Carson Valley Nevada is the Gem of Nevada. This photo was taken from the foot of 10,500-foot Jobs Pea...

Carson Valley Nevada.

E: Eastern Sierra Field of Lupine

Af Greg Burns, 11.4 km væk

Following the long and wet spring of 2010, wild lupine blossoms. This is at the foot of 10,500-foot J...

Eastern Sierra Field of Lupine

F: Granite rock at the foot of the Sierra

Af Greg Burns, 11.4 km væk

This photo is taken at the foot of Jobs Peak in the beautiful Carson Valley of northwest Nevada from ...

Granite rock at the foot of the Sierra

G: Heavenly Gondola lookout over Lake Tahoe

Af Lee Casalena, 15.4 km væk

Heavenly Gondola lookout over Lake Tahoe

H: Lake Tahoe

Af Shailesh Giri, 16.9 km væk

Lake Tahoe

I: Ski Run Marina

Af Greg Burns, 18.4 km væk

Ski Run Marina at South lake Tahoe. Two miles south are the main ski lifts for Heavenly Valley ski re...

Ski Run Marina

J: Gondola Shopping at Tahoe

Af Greg Burns, 18.5 km væk

This is the new Heavenly Valley Gondola shopping complex at South Lake Tahoe. This is one block from ...

Gondola Shopping at Tahoe

Dette panorama blev taget i California, USA

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The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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