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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.


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

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