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Life on the Black Rock Desert

Venetta Bond Kelsey

Life on the Black Rock Desert

a history of Clear Lake, Utah

by Venetta Bond Kelsey

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Published by Kelsey Pub. in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extinct cities -- Utah -- Millard County,
  • Clear Lake (Utah) -- History,
  • Clear Lake (Utah) -- Biography,
  • Clear Lake (Utah) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesHistory of Clear Lake, Utah
    StatementVenetta Bond Kelsey ; assisted by Clinton Bond, Della Bond Bennett, and Viola Bond Kelsey ; edited by Michael R. Kelsey.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsBond, Clinton., Bennett, Della Bond., Kelsey, Viola Bond., Kelsey, Michael R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF834.C53 K45 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18746596M
    ISBN 100944510035
    LC Control Number91060770

      This book focuses on the art history of the Black Rock Desert playa up until , laying the groundwork for the larger, participatory art events of recent history. Events include art from the Lassen Trail; The Winning of Barbara Worth, starring Gary Cooper, in ; and a wild horse roundup as documented by Gus : $   Dawn flight over the Black Rock Desert, Guy Johnson on the paddle board.

    Spirit in the Desert was blessed to have a new group in August: Black Women That Rock! They chose one of our staff, Cyndy Warnier, Program & Development Director, to lead their retreat. The pictures below tell it all – happy faces, bonding, fellowship, good food, learning and sharing. What a wonderful and healing retreat for ALL! Black Rock Desert, arid region of lava beds and alkali flats composing part of the Basin and Range Province and lying in Humboldt and Pershing counties of northwestern Nevada, an area of about 1, square miles (2, square km), the desert is 70 miles ( km) long and up to 20 miles (32 km) wide. Once occupied by ancient Lake Lahontan, it serves as the sink of the Quinn River and.

    Life in the Desert Night Informational (nonfiction), words, Lexile L Level 3 Grades Many of the animals that live in hot deserts would die if they were out in the sun during the day. Mention the Black Rock Desert, which begins beyond Gerlach—a tiny town about two hours northeast of Reno—and you’ll likely hear tales of dust, art cars, bedazzled bodies, and the flaming temples of Black Rock City, person community built to host the annual counterculture summer festival known as Burning Man. Or perhaps you’ll.


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Amazing to find a lake on the Black Rock Desert I went to the Black Rock Desert on a whim, not sure where I was heading. Found the little town of Gerlach, Nv and began exploring with some local feedback soon found the desert and bordering mountains.5/5(15).

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If you love reading about the Old West, this book should definitely be on your list!/5(8). The Black Rock Desert is a semi-arid region (in the Great Basin shrub steppe eco-region), of lava beds and playa, or alkali flats, situated in the Black Rock Desert–High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, a silt playa miles ( km) north of Reno, Nevada that encompasses more thanacres (, ha) of land and contains more than miles ( km) of County: Humboldt, Pershing and Washoe.

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They feature a ,' flight ceiling covered under an FAA 5/5(15). About the Black Rock Desert Wilderness. The Black Rock Desert Wilderness extends overacres, running about 40 miles long north to south and 20 miles wide east to west, making it the largest Wilderness Area managed by the U.S.

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Together, the adventurers camp and explore the largest flat area on the continent.5/5(1). Plant Communities in Black Rock-High Rock Country Sagebrush Steppe. Sagebrush habitat covers much of the NCA, extending from the margins of the intermountain (cold desert) scrub at an elevation of 4, feet to the tops of the mountains just be feet.

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These settlements, however, are fully Author: E'louise Ondash. Find thousands of LDS books, movies, music and more. Looking for an LDS related gift. Find it at Deseret Book. Chapter 6, “Matter Out of Place – The Black Rock Desert, USA” covers the author’s visit to Burning Man inand also includes much interesting history of the Black Rock Desert.

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Get this from a library. Life on the Black Rock Desert: a history of Clear Lake, Utah. [Venetta Bond Kelsey; Clinton Bond; Della Bond Bennett; Viola Bond Kelsey; Michael R Kelsey] -- Clear Lake was established inpost office was closed Decem The Black Rock Desert Wilderness is a large desert playa and the remains of prehistoric Lake Lahontan.

Atacres, the area is one of the largest protected desert playas in the United States. Vistas go on for miles and mirages sneak up from all sides of the desert floor. The vastnes and overwhelming feeling of isolation in this wilderness create an experience unlike any other.

W illiam Atkins structures this interesting book around seven desert journeys: in Oman, Australia, China, Kazakhstan, Egypt, and two in the US (the Sonora in Author: Sara Wheeler. Race Point Publishing/Sidney Erthal and Scott London Photography The 27th annual Burning Man — a crazy, weeklong festival in the Black Rock Desert of northern Nevada — is well : Aly Weisman.

Describes the desert environment and the different types of plants and animals that live there. Teachers.

Book Wizard Life in the Deserts. By Life in the Deserts. By Lucy Baker. Grades. N. Genre. Non-Fiction. Describes the desert environment and the. Burning Man will take place August 30 – September 7 in Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Participants join in the effort to co-create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to art and community.

Burning Man is not a festival. It’s a city wherein almost everything that happens is created entirely by its citizens, who are active. The Black Rock Desert Wilderness is a U S Wilderness Area in Nevada under the Bureau of Land is located in the east arm of the Black Rock Desert playa east of the Black Rock Range and west of the Jackson Mountains.

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Before I picked up the book, I wasn't sure what to make of the ghost aspect/5. ORB is an foot-wide reflective sphere that, if funded, would bring an elevated mirror, wayfinding symbol, and “temporal monument” to the Black Rock Desert’s Playa in Nevada.The Black Rock Desert is a philosophical and visual meditation on an extraordinary place virtually devoid of the usual physical features one relies on for orientation and comfort.

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