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This line begins in Lake Tahoe nearly 4 miles (6.4 km) offshore (in the direction of the boundary), and continues to the Colorado River where the Nevada, California, and Arizona boundaries merge 12 miles (19 km) southwest of the Laughlin Bridge.The largest mountain range in the southern portion of the state is the Spring Mountain Range, just west of Las Vegas.Areas south of the Great Basin are within the Mojave Desert, while Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada lie on the western edge. Before European contact, American Indians of the Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe tribes inhabited the land that is now Nevada.About 86% of the state's land is managed by various jurisdictions of the U. The first Europeans to explore the region were Spanish.Nevada ranks second in the United States by number of mountains, behind Alaska, and ahead of California, Montana, and Washington.Nevada is the most mountainous state in the contiguous United States.The southern third of the state, where the Las Vegas area is situated, is within the Mojave Desert.
Tributaries of the Snake River drain the far north, while the Colorado River, which also forms much of the boundary with Arizona, drains much of southern Nevada.The state's lowest point is along the Colorado River, south of Laughlin.Nevada has 172 mountain summits with 2,000 feet (610 m) of prominence.It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area Nevada's capital is Carson City.Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 32nd most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the U. Nevada is officially known as the "Silver State" because of the importance of silver to its history and economy.
The state's highest recorded temperature was 125 °F (52 °C) in Laughlin (elevation of 605 feet or 184 meters) on June 29, 1994.