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The Desert Lake: The Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lakeby Sessions S. Wheeler
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
The story of Pyramid Lake contains more than 70 excellent illustrations. Geology, archeology, history, biology, recreation, past, present and future are accurately and ably discussed and illustrated by a man who thoroughly knows the subject.
National park officials have called the Pyramid Lake "the most beautiful desert lake in North America." Here is the pre-history and history of the basin, including its famous Indian battles. Early white exploration and settlement, the decline and restoration of the lake's giant cutthroat trout, and shore fishing.
About the Author
Sessions S. Wheeler was a widely known outdoorsman, conservationist, teacher and western writer who spent much of his gree time in the environment he most enjoyed and best understood, the Great Basin Desert.
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