From the bloggers at Live. Work. Dream.
Nevada usually makes us crazy, and not in a good way. After surviving the chaos of Vegas whenever we visit, we typically blow right through the rest of the state to get to our favorite boondocking spots in Utah or Arizona. This fall however, we opted to do some exploring and we’re so glad we did. Three words sum it up: Basin and Range.
Last summer when Obama signed the proclamation declaring the 704,000-acre Basin and Range National Monument off limits to everything from fracking to bombing practice, I thought “Hmmm…sounds interesting.”
“The Basin and Range area of southeastern Nevada is an iconic American landscape. The area is one of the most undisturbed corners of the broader Great Basin region, which extends from the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the west to the Colorado Plateau in the east. The pattern of basin, fault, and range that characterizes this region creates a dramatic topography that has inspired inhabitants for thousands of years. The vast, rugged landscape redefines our notions of distance and space and brings into sharp focus the will and resolve of the people who have lived here.”
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