John Solvie of Las Vegas, Nevada submitted this photo to EarthSky this week. He wrote:
Earlier than normal desert ‘monsoon’ flow in the Las Vegas Valley revealed that the pot of gold isn’t on the Las Vegas Strip, but rather in the northern foothills. :)
Thank you, John!
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