List of Sierra Nevada topics: Wikis

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This is a list of Sierra Nevada topics, about the Sierra Nevada of California, USA. Please see Sierra Nevada for alternative meanings. See also: List of books about the Sierra Nevada for further reading.

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Principal Mountains

List of mountains over 14,000 ft (4250 m) with 300 ft (90 m) of prominence [1]:

Kaweah peaks and Triple Divide Peak, part of the Great Western Divide, from the west.

Other notable peaks:

Counties in the Sierra

Sonora Peak, highest point in Alpine County

The Carson Range (often considered part of the Sierra) extends into Nevada:

Principal rivers

The headwaters of the San Joaquin River

Prominent Lakes

Mono Lake as seen from Mount Dana.

Other natural features

See also: List of Yosemite waterfalls

National parks and monuments

Yosemite National Park

North to south:

Eastern side of the Sierra:

National forests

Wilderness areas

Mount Ritter and Banner Peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness

A total of approximately 5300 square miles (13,700 kmĀ²):

State Parks

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California

Bodie State Historic Park

Nevada

Trails and routes

Mountain passes

View from Forester Pass

People related to the Sierra Nevada

See also


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