Nevada's Black Rock Desert

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Caxton Press, May 1, 1978 - History
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Veteran author Session S. Wheeler and award winning artist Craig Sheppard have come together to give the reader a taste of the history, and stark beauty of one of Nevada's most unique geological, and environmental features.  
  

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Contents

Before It Was Desert
19
The Deserts Nature
35
Its First NonIndians
40
The Death Route
49
The Deserts Indian War
78
The Lost Silver Lode and the Rock Hounds
137
The Ranchers
151
The Desert Today
172
Appendix
189
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About the author (1978)

Sessions S. Wheeler was a widely known outdoorsman, conservationist, teacher and western writer who spent much of his gree time in the environment he most enjoyed and best understood, the Great Basin Desert.