Linear deposits of calcium carbonate tufa columns mark recent faults that cut 11 ka Lake Lahontan sediments at Astor Pass, north of Pyramid Lake, Nevada. Throughout the Great Basin, faults appear to control the location of geothermal resources by providing pathways for fluid migration.
Aug 17, 2013 · The now-dry Winnemucca Lake was a remnant of Lake Lahontan. “Between 13,000 and 15,000 years ago, the lake levels dropped below the level of the boulders,” said Hattori.
STANFORD / TEXAS A&M (US) — Utah’s Great Salt Lake may have formed when the area was flooded by storms moving up from the tropics during the last glacial period, new research suggests. Between ... Oct 01, 2010 · A fish called the Lahontan tui chub has taken up residence.Back in 2006, a group of biologists developed a cooperative, extensive monitoring effort of the ecosystem of Nevada's Walker Lake.