Historic Nevada Waters : Four Rivers, Three Lakes, Past and Present

English | 2019 | ISBN: 147667261X | 217 Pages | PDF | 1.54 MB

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The Great Basin is a hydrographic region that includes most of Nevada and parts of five other Western states. The histories of four of the Western rivers of the Great Basin–the Walker, the Truckee, the Carson and the Humboldt–are explored in this book, along with three of the western lakes of the Great Basin: Lake Tahoe, Pyramid Lake, and Walker Lake. Drawing on a range of sources, the coauthors address both the natural and the human aspects of the history and likely futures of Great Basin waterways.