Potts Ranch, Monitor Valley, Nevada
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Potts Ranch, Monitor Valley, Nevada

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"Potts is an abandoned ranching property in Monitor Valley, Nye County, Nevada, approximately 2 miles east of Nevada SSR 82. The ranch was founded by William Potts in the 1870s, and would remain in the Potts family until 1944 when the property was sold to Harvey Sewell and O. G. Bates. The Potts' spread, which was recognized as one of the finest cattle outfits in the state at the time, eventually came to include other properties, including the Butler, Morgan Creek, and Wilson ranches. With Belmont, the nearest established community, being 38 miles away, a number of other ranches developing in Monitor Valley, and several small mining camps springing up on the eastern flank of the Toquima Range, the need developed for more localized postal facilities. The ranch was originally granted a post office in 1893, however the grant was rescinded before the office became operational. The grant was re-extended in 1898 and the post office, with various members of the Potts family acting as postmasters, operated from August 12, 1898 until October 31, 1941. The old ranch house, while somewhat dilapidated, is still standing at the location. Hot springs located near the site are popular destinations for hot spring enthusiasts and are maintained well enough for modest recreational use."

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potts,_Nevada

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A: Soaking Tub, Potts Ranch, Monitor Valley, Nevada

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处900远

Soaking Tub at Potts Ranch, Monitor Valley, Nevada.  Water is a nice 101 degrees and is great to soak...

Soaking Tub, Potts Ranch, Monitor Valley, Nevada

B: Diana's Punchbowl--Keith for Scale

摄影师Joe Griffin, 距离此全景6.7

Diana's Punchbowl is a limestone formation in the Monitor Valley, Nevada.  It seems to have formed ar...

Diana's Punchbowl--Keith for Scale

C: Diana's Punch Bowl, Monitor Valley, Nevada

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景6.8

"Diana's Punchbowl, also called the Devil's Cauldron, is a geothermal feature located on a small faul...

Diana's Punch Bowl, Monitor Valley, Nevada

D: Toquima Cave

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Toquima Cave in Nevada is a small rockshelter, the walls of which are covered in colorful Native Amer...

Toquima Cave

E: North of Spencer Hot Springs, Nevada

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景32.7

This is one of the hot tubs in the vicinity of the main springs at Spencer Hot springs, Nevada.  Spen...

North of  Spencer Hot Springs, Nevada

F: Red Rock Canyon Nevada

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Red Rock Canyon Nevada

G: Hickison Petroglyphs - Hiking trail

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景41.1

Hiking trail at the Hikison Petroglyphs site.  This trail heads up to the top of the ridge. The petro...

Hickison Petroglyphs - Hiking trail

H: Hickison Petroglyphs - hiking trail

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景41.1

Hiking trail at the Hikison Petroglyphs site.  This trail heads up to the top of the ridge.The petrog...

Hickison Petroglyphs - hiking trail

I: Hickison Petroglyphs

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景41.2

Petroglyphs at the Hickison Petroglyphs site.  The petroglyphs are classified as Great Basin Curvilin...

Hickison Petroglyphs

J: South Summit of Mount Jefferson surrounded by thuderstorms.

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The end result of a long morning hiking up to the South Summit of Mt. Jefferson in Nevada.  Just shy ...

South Summit of Mount Jefferson surrounded by thuderstorms.

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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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