Massacre Lake

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Massacre Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of Nevada.[1]

Massacre Lake was named in commemoration of the 1850 massacre of a party of pioneers.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Massacre Lake
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 70.

Coordinates: 41°39′42″N 119°36′00″W / 41.6618°N 119.6001°W / 41.6618; -119.6001