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The rugged beauty of fall in the high-altitude desert of Winnemucca, Nevada.

Before coming to Winnemucca, Nevada, everyone had warned me that the town was hardly more than a barren wasteland. But as the sun began to set on my first day living in Winnemucca, I was charmed by the amber glow of the mountains, cloud streaked sky above, and quaint desert town spread out before me.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Winnemucca , Nevada, United States of America
Camera: SAMSUNG-SGH-I337
Copyright: © Kimberly Beckler