National Geographic : 1946 Jan
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by W. Robert Moore This Large Elko County Ranch Has One Foot in the Sagebrush, the Other inGreen Grassland Beyond rise the Independence Mountains, over which the cattle graze during the summer months. Normal precipitation here isonly about 8or10inches annually, mainly as snow in winter. Amid the sagebrush, however, grows considerable grass. Hay is cut in the watered valleys for winter feeding of stock.