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Sagebrush Grasslands at 1750 to 2150 meters of elevation cover almost 50% of the Great Basin Desert. The rolling nature of the ground gave us the feeling of sailing on an ocean!
Located in Western Nevada and struggling not to become a ghost (fossil?) town, Ione is on the track leading to the ichthyosaurs...
Shopping in Ione, in one of many historic buildings.
A fish market in Germany? Not at all! Nevada hosts one of the world's most famous fossil sites for ichthyosaurs, those ocean predators from the early Jurassic era.
South of Hawthorne, the Walker track crosses the Sierra and leads to Eastern California.