Wizards Beach

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Wizards Beach is on the northwest shore of Pyramid Lake, north of Pyramid.

The 1965 GNIS Case Brief states that Wizards Cove is an "beach at Wizards Cove, in the northwest part of Pyramid Lake, about 40 miles north-northeast of Reno; so named because of the weird, primitive beauty of the surrounding area."

In 1978, the human bones were discovered that have been dated to 9,200 years ago. This find is known as Wizards Beach Man.<ref>Don Alan Hall, "The Men from Spirit Cave and Wizard's Beach, (archive.org), Mammoth Trumpet 12(2) 1997.</ref><ref>Edgar H. 1997, "Paleopathology of the Wizards Beach Man (AHUR 2023) and the Spirit Cave Mummy (AHUR 2064)," (archive.org), Nevada Hist Soc Quart 40:57-61.</ref>



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