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Nevada

Minden Nevada is 15 miles east of South Lake Tahoe, and 15 miles South of Carson City - the capitol of Nevada. Minden and Gardnerville merge together as one community in the heart of Douglas county. It sits at 4800 feet above see level. It has a desert climate with about 9" of precipitation per year, but enjoys a lush green valley, irrigated by the abundant snowmelt from the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Copyright: Greg Burns
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Resolution: 6324x3162
Taken: 09/09/2009
Uploadet: 10/09/2009
Opdateret: 02/03/2015
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Tags: minden nevada "carson valley" gardnerville
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