Notice to Mariners - Changes in Aids to Navigation Las Vegas Wash Area of Lake Mead
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?
Lake Mead was named in honor of Dr. Elwood Mead. As Commissioner of Reclamation from 1924 - 1936, he drafted new specifications for a giant project that would dam the Colorado River and create the world's (at that time) largest artificial lake.