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The Secrets Hidden in Lake Mead

Gruesome discoveries are being made at the United States' largest reservoir, thanks to its shrinking size. Worsening drought conditions in the southwestern part of the country have revealed four sets of human remains, plus a sunken boat dating back to World War II. Read more about the finds and why scientists warn the body of water could soon be a "dead pool."

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The Secrets Hidden in Lake Mead
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    The Country's Largest Reservoir is Shrinking

    NASA photos show dramatic shrinking of Lake Mead
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    NASA photos show dramatic shrinking of Lake Mead

    The Discoveries

    4th set of human remains found in Lake Mead
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    4th set of human remains found in Lake Mead

    Someone made the discovery at the park's Swim Beach on Saturday, NPS said. Human remains were again found in Lake Mead, the country's largest …

    Why Lake Mead Could Be a 'Dead Pool'

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