1 Geography 2 Transportation 3 See also 4 References
The mountain range is about 50 miles (80 km) long and 5-10 miles (8-16
km) wide, with 3/4 of the range lying within the state of Nevada. The
Carson Range, along with its parent the Sierra Nevada, together cast a
rain shadow over the Greater Reno Area and Carson City.
Unlike the main crest of the Sierra
US 50 traverses the western slopes of the Carson Range.
The western slopes of the range form the eastern shoreline of Lake
Tahoe, along which US 50 and NV 28 form a partial ring road around
Carson Ranger District
^ "Carson Range". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-11-16. ^ "Carson Range". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-03. ^ http://www.summitpost.org/carson-range/712600
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