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Finding Nevada: Day Two

Tue, Sep 17, 2013 (1:02 p.m.)

So we witnessed the old, the mining site created by hand, and the new, the nuclear test site and a beast of a 4x4. And there were more contradictions — on our way to Morey, we passed a field covered in stone markers. They were placed by the Energy Department warning people not to dig due to petroleum contamination. It was strange given the site we passed was originally designated as a nuclear test site but never used for that purpose. Yet there was a contaminated site, which looked like a cemetery for giants, and it was surrounded by the incredible natural beauty of the high desert.

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