Lahontan Lake

La·hon·tan

 (lə-hŏn′tən), Lake
An extinct lake with surviving remnants in western Nevada and northeast California. It was formed by heavy precipitation caused by Pleistocene glaciers but largely disappeared after the end of the epoch.
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Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope tracers of trophic dynamics in natural populations and fisheries of the Lahontan lake system, Nevada.