Carson Sink

Carson Sink is a playa in the northeastern portion of the Carson Desert that was formerly the terminus of the Carson River. The sink is currently fed by drainage canals of the Truckee-Carson Irrigation District. The southeastern fringe of the sink where the canals enter is a wetland of the Central Basin and Range ecoregion, which is mostly included within the Fallon National Wildlife Refuge and the Stillwater Wildlife Management Area. This area serves as an important stopover for migrating waterfowl. The Sehoo Formation is in the south of the Carson Sink.

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Carson Sink - History
... The Carson Sink was a deep portion of Pleistocene Lake Lahontan, the lakebed of which is now the Lahontan Basin ... The Carson Trail used during the California Gold Rush across the Lahontan Basin included a section from through the Forty Mile Desert to the first drinkable water on the Carson River ... The Carson Sink station of the Pony Express was built in March, 1860 ...
Carson Sink UFO Incident
... The Carson Sink Case is a UFO incident alleged to have taken place near Carson Sink in western Nevada in the United States on July 24, 1952 ...

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