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The reduce Virgin River basin is found approximately 10 miles south of the border junction among what's now Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Early explorers informed of blistering warmth, disease-carrying bugs, and scarce, evil-tasting water. yet in 1877, the valley provided a haven to a small workforce of Mormon households who sought to stay and perform their non secular convictions, settling in Bunkerville at the south part of the Virgin River.
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