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SIERRA NEVADA (Span. for " snowy rang...

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 57 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SIERRA NEVADA (Span. for " snowy range "), a mountain range, about 430 M. long, in the eastern part of California, containing Mt Whitney (14,502 ft,), the highest point in the United States, excluding Alaska. (See CALIFORNIA.)
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