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Maps: Putting Las Vegas on the Map

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Las Vegas is a relatively young city, officially founded in 1911. Decades before that, prospectors and commercial travelers realized the potential of the marshy area in southeastern Nevada. Enterprising individuals and organizations continually swoop in to expand and define the desert outpost.

Survey the Las Vegas area and examine highlights of its development.

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