Pyramid Lake


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Pyr·a·mid Lake

 (pĭr′ə-mĭd)
A salt lake of western Nevada northeast of Reno. It is a remnant of Lake Lahontan.
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Located in and around the authentic mountain town of Jasper, Alberta and surrounded by the pristine Canadian Rockies, the seven Mountain Park Lodges properties include: Sawridge Inn and Conference Centre (152 guest rooms); Pyramid Lake Resort (62 guest rooms); The Crimson Hotel (99 guest rooms); Chateau Jasper (119 guest rooms); Pocahontas Cabins (57 guest rooms); Marmot Lodge (107 guest rooms); and Lobstick Lodge (139 guest rooms).
They examine the histories of four of these rivers: the Walker, the Truckee, the Carson, and the Humboldt as well as three of the many lakes: Lake Tahoe, Pyramid Lake, and Walker Lake.
Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) welcomed the Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement that the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe, the Moapa Band of Paiutes, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, and the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada have been awarded over $3 million in grants to improve public safety in American Indian and Alaska Native communities through the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation.
The camera often literally revolves in a panoramic sweep, as we see Vivian and Cay traipsing along the shore of a lavender-hued Pyramid Lake at dawn; through raucous hordes of gamblers in the chintzy casino where Cay works nights; and across fields of sagebrush, the Sierra Nevadas looming in the background.
At the Nevada National Security Site, as it's now called, jackrabbits cross pavement between structures curled by atomic blasts, and near Pyramid Lake a wave of rabbits crosses the road in our headlights.
Roadside Geology of Nevada joins other books in the series to prove geologists and travelers alike with a fine travelogue through Nevada's unique geologic landscape, and covers areas ranging from the Tule Springs Fossil Beds to the Great Basin National Park's caves and Pyramid Lake's tufa towers.
Now for the first time, the Pyramid Lake Paiutes will have close access - just a few kilometres from their homes - to a place to vote on Election Day.
Anaho Island is an example of a relatively unknown desert island system in the Pyramid Lake ecosystem in western Nevada.
A couple of weeks after my visit with Thompson, I travel to the town of Nixon, Nevada, near Reno, on the south shore of Pyramid Lake. I have come to meet with elder and noted storyteller Ralph Burns, who works at the Pyramid Lake Paiute Museum.
At Pyramid Lake chronicles the history of Pyramid Lake, one of the largest lakes in the Great Basin desert oasis.
The physical and sociocultural spaces of Indian reservations--specifically the Pyramid Lake Reservation in Nevada, the Malheur Reservation in western Oregon, and the Yakima Reservation in southeastern Washington Territory--had a profound effect on Sarah Winnemucca's life and rhetorical practices.
Co-authors on the study included Eugene Hattori of the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, Nev; John Southon of the University of California, Irvine; and Benjamin Aleck of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor's Center in Nixon, Nev.