Pyramid Lake


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Pyramid Lake,

188 sq mi (487 sq km), W Nev. The lake, a remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan, receives the Truckee River. Visited (1844) by U.S. explorer John FrémontFrémont, John Charles,
1813–90, American explorer, soldier, and political leader, b. Savannah, Ga. He taught mathematics to U.S. naval cadets, then became an assistant on a surveying expedition (1838–39) between the upper Mississippi River and the Missouri.
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, the lake was named for its large pyramidal rocks. It is located in the Pyramid Lake (Native American) reservation. In the lake is Anaho Island, a national wildlife refuge.
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I thank the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribal Council and the Pyramid Lake Paiute people for their warm welcome to their community today.
Pyramid Lake stores water for delivery to Los Angeles and other coastal cities.
At some point in the past, trout were transferred from Pyramid Lake into a small fishless stream, Morrison Creek, on Pilot Peak in Utah, an event that proved priceless for conservation.
Each fall, Pyramid Lake is the temporary home to thousands of migrating birds.
The Northern Paiute tribe that settled along the shoreline of Pyramid Lake has lived as one with the lake.
Located in the Angeles and Los Padres National Forests about 60 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, Pyramid Lake and Dam were completed in 1973 as part of the massive State Water Project (SWP), the largest state-built multipurpose water project in the United States.
Tucked in among stark foothills on the Paiute Indians' reservation, Pyramid Lake offers first-rate trout fishing just 36 miles northeast of Reno.
About once every 10 years, the State Water Project drains the reservoir to perform routine inspections and maintenance on an aqueduct tunnel from Pyramid Lake to Castaic Lake, which it feeds.
About 250 yards of concrete canal liner failed on January 15 during water deliveries from Quail Lake to Pyramid Lake.
The power plant has been shut down this month while the California aqueduct tunnel between Pyramid Lake and the plant are inspected.
Oncorhynchus clarki henshawi) This threatened fish has been successfully reared at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery in Nevada since 1967 as a part of coordinated efforts involving the hatchery, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, and Nevada Division of Wildlife.
Repairs began on Line 63 last week after a landslide in late March 2005 caused an oil release in the Pyramid Lake area in northern Los Angeles County.