Winnemucca Lake Information
Wetland Category: Flats & Beaches
NWI Classification: L2US3Ei
Latitude:   40.073737 Longitude:   -119.373300

Image Data
Date: 01/09/2012
Direction: East
State: Nevada
Country: USA
Location: Along highway 447 west side of Winnemucca Lake
Author(s): Larry Handley
Affiliation: USGS/NWRC

Description: Lacustrine littoral unconsolidated shore of predominantly mud seasonally flooded and/or saturated to the surface with alkaline salt deposit on surface. Isolated wetland is a large interbasin lake bed.
Conditions: Winter condition is dry surface with damp sediment 4 - 6 inches below surface.

Disturbances: 2011-2012 winter has been dry with low snowfall in surrounding mountains. Spring water conditions look to be low.