USGS - science for a changing world

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

  Home About NPWRC Our Science Staff Employment Contacts Common Questions About the Site

Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Plate 11


Area in Carson Sink
Area in Carson Sink of western Nevada owned privately by the Canvasback Gun Club. This aerial view shows extensive interspersion with saline marsh. Open water is used primarily as waterfowl resting areas during migration.

PLATE 11
Map

Type 11 -- Inland open saline water: Distribution, abundance, and importance to waterfowl.


Previous Section -- Plate 10
Return to Contents
Next Section -- Plate 12

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/wetlands/uswetlan/type11.htm
Page Contact Information: Webmaster
Page Last Modified: Saturday, 02-Feb-2013 07:04:22 EST
Sioux Falls, SD [sdww54]