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Where the River No Longer Runs, Life Persists: Fossil Falls in the Eastern Sierra Nevada
Red Hill near Fossil Falls, with the crest of the Sierra Nevada in the distance. The Sierra Nevada is the largest single block of rock in the United States. It takes the shape of a huge 400 mile long westward tilting range reaching elevations exceeding 14,000 feet. As such, it acts as a gigantic barrier to Pacific storms. The lands to the east are dry and largely barren. One high mountain