Friday, April 27, 2012

Fact of the Day: Snow Mountain State

Nevada is named after the Spanish word of the same name which means "snow-covered" and it also borrowed it's name from the Sierra Nevada mountain range. 


Teddi said...

hok, but aving driven through nevada many times from california to utah, i mostly noticed desert & sage brush. yes there are mountains. lake tahoe is very pretty though.

Shaw said...

I wonder if that gets confusing for spanish speaking folk in Nevada

Nini said...

I never noticed the similarity of Nevada and nevar, but your right! xx Nini