Eastern Mojave Vegetation The Sump, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
 
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Canyon with lake beds from former Lake Esmeralda.

Frank DeCourten in The Broken Land: Adventures in Great Basin Geology, waxes poetic about a night spent at the Sump with his students. It's a place of clear skies and majestic views in addtion to the many fossils in the mid-Cenozoic graveyard.

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  • DeCourten, Frank L. 2003. The Broken Land: Adventures in Great Basin Geology. Salt Lake City, Utah: The University of Utah Press, 2003. {TAS}
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Date and time this article was prepared:2:19:48 PM, 6/17/2017.