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Archive for July, 2011
Elko, Nevada: Bristle Cone Pines
Elko, Nevada: Bristle Cone Pines

For tens of thousands of years, altitude and isolation helped protect the Snake Range’s Bristlecones. Then, in 1964, while studying the last ice age on 13,000 foot Wheeler Peak, a University of North Carolina doctorial candidate broke his boring tool in what back packers called the Prometheus Tree.