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Pyramid Lake, Nevada

Pyramid Lake is the remnant of an Ancient Sea. Its tufa formations are highly porous, sedimentary rock (limestone) composed of calcium carbonate, CaCO3. The Pyramid is 400 feet tall and there are many other remnants of large tufa outcroppings along … Continue reading

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White Pelicans of Pyramid Lake

Anaho Island is a wildlife refuge in Pyramid Lake, Nevada.  It is home to one of the two largest colonies of American White Pelicans in the Wesstern United States.   I woke up at 5:30 to head for Pyramid Lake … Continue reading

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White Pelican Migration at Pyramid Lake, Nevada

Hello Friends and Virtual Travelers. Every year the white pelicans fly in to Pyramid Lake and nest on Anaho Island.  The populations of White Pelicans west of the rockies, migrate over mountains and deserts on their way to the pacific … Continue reading

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