Sierra Nevada

The Sierra Nevada region of is its alpine region, covering a large portion of the state's inland territory. Rugged mountains and awe-inspiring canyons in the area's national parks and forests are truly part of the United States' national wilderness treasures.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is a United States National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Sierra Nevada mountains in east-central . Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a popular vacation and recreation region straddling the border between and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is in the region of . Photo: Carol M. Highsmith, Public domain.

is in the Sierra Nevada mountains of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


The is the remote east side of the Sierra Nevada region of . Photo: Dcrjsr, CC BY 3.0.

is located in the sparsely populated east-central part of 's Sierra Nevada mountains. Photo: tomhilton, CC BY 2.0.

are United States National Parks in the Sierra Nevada region of . Photo: Schwaltz, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , in and , feature the highest mountain range totally within the of the western United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Sierra Nevada

Latitude of center
36.58° or 36° 34' 48" north
Longitude of center
-118.3° or 118° 18' west
14,436 feet (4400 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5121783821
Geo­Names ID
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  • Afrikaans: Sierra Nevada
  • Albanian: Sierra Nevada
  • Arabic: Sierra Nevada, Estados Unidos
  • Arabic: سيرا نيفادا
  • Arabic: سييرا نيفادا
  • Armenian: Սիեռա Նևադա
  • Basque: Sierra Nevada
  • Belarusian: Сьера-Невада
  • Belarusian: Сьера Нэвада
  • Bengali: সিয়েরা নেভাদা
  • Breton: Sierra Nevada
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  • Catalan: Serra Nevada
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  • Chinese: 內華達山脈 (美國)
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  • Danish: The Sierra Nevadas
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  • Dutch: Sierras
  • Dutch: The Sierra
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  • English: The Sierras
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  • Greek: Σιέρρα Νεβάδα
  • Hebrew: סיירה נבדה
  • Hungarian: Sierra Nevada
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  • Japanese: シエラネバダ山脈
  • Japanese: シエラネヴァダ山脈
  • Korean: 시에라네바다 산맥
  • Korean: 시에라네바다산맥
  • Lithuanian: Siera Nevada
  • Macedonian: Сиера Невада
  • Malayalam: സിയേറ നെവാഡ
  • Marathi: सियेरा नेव्हाडा
  • Northern Frisian: Sierra Nevada (USA)
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  • Occitan (post 1500): Sierra Nevada
  • Persian: رشتهٔ کوهٔ نوادا
  • Persian: رشته کوه نوادا
  • Persian: سیرا نوادا
  • Persian: سیرانوادا
  • Polish: Sierra Nevada
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  • Romanian: Sierra Nevada(S.U.A.)
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  • Russian: Сьерра-Невада
  • Scots: Sierra Nevada
  • Scottish Gaelic: Beanntan Sierra Nevada
  • Scottish Gaelic: Beantainn Sierra Nevada
  • Serbian: Sierra Nevada
  • Serbian: Сијера Невада
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  • Spanish: The Sierra
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  • Tamil: சியேரா நிவாடா
  • Turkish: Sierra Nevada
  • Ukrainian: Сьєрра-Невада
  • Vietnamese: Sierra Nevada
  • Waray (Philippines): Sierra Nevada, Estados Unidos
  • Welsh: Sierra Nevada (Unol Daleithiau)
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  • Western Frisian: Sierra Nevada
  • Western Panjabi: سیرانیوادا
  • Wu Chinese: 内华达山脉 (美国)
  • Yue Chinese: 內華達山脈
  • Blaue Berge
  • California Range
  • Cordilleras of California
  • High Sierra
  • Kay-o-pha
  • Santa Lucia Range
  • Sierra Neauados
  • Sierra Neuado
  • Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Sierra Nevadas
  • Sierra San Marcos
  • Sierras Nevadas
  • Skye Mountains
  • Snowy Mountains
  • 内华达山脉

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