Great Basin

Photo: Great Basin National Park, Eagle Peak Wikipedia: The Great Basin is the largest area of contiguous endorheic watersheds in North America. It spans nearly all of Nevada, much of Oregon and Utah, and portions of California, Idaho, and Wyoming. It is noted for both its arid climate and the basin and range topography that …

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

Photo: Elf Owl Spotlight on Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Key Linksnps.gov/orpi/index.htmNews releasesPark newspaperPark Planning Trees and [email protected] Questions Does the park have a friends’ group? How is the border wall impacting Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument? Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/s2rbG8H6mhg3GoqD8 HeadlinesVideo shows cacti being bulldozed at national monument during border wall constructionTrump border wall may damage …

New York City Links

New York City Flag Links related to New York City presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesNYC Tourism May Not Fully Recover Until 2025, City Booster PredictsAn Interview With New York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, FAICP Why Manhattan’s Skyscrapers Are Emptyhttps://youtu.be/RQCArJGIKpchttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/lets-not-destroy-new-york-city-brutalist-masterpiecesforty-percent-of-manhattans-buildings-could-not-be-built-todayBefore and After: The New York State Pavilion Gets a Paint JobWorld’s first underground park to …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

Pronouncing Nevada

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Las Vegas Links

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Tesla Motors

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Austin Links

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Fort Wayne, Indiana

Photo: Northeast Indiana, Skyline Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the Saint Joseph River, Saint Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …