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Notice to Mariners - Changes in Aids to Navigation Las Vegas Wash Area of Lake Mead

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Date: July 15, 2008
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691

Lake Mead Recreation Area Superintendent William K Dickenson announces changes to Aids to Navigation in the Las Vegas Wash area of Lake Mead. Due to lowering water levels, the following navigation light has been temporarily deactivated:

Black Island Light #2 was located at:

36 degrees 06 minutes 02.664 seconds north

114 degrees 46 minutes 34.896 seconds west

Did You Know?

A flowering Mohave Yucca

The Native Americans utilized the many resources the Mojave Desert offered. The Mojave yucca provided materials for mats, sandals, nets, baskets, and rope. Its cucumber-like fruit was an important food source in the spring.