Mountains, Lakes, Towns and More Along the Eastern Sierras

Name some features that reside along the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountain range based on the clues.
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Last updated: November 18, 2019
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The tallest mountain in the contiguous United States of America.
Mt. Whitney
This town lies beneath the mountain in the clue above.
Lone Pine
These hills are well known for being used to film western movies and lie between the first and second clues.
The Alabama Hills
This arch is famous for framing the first clue perfectly.
Mobius Arch
This mountain is named after the influential Scottish-American naturalist and botanist..
Mt. Muir
At about 10,000 feet (3,048 meters), these meadows lie southwest of the second clue.
Horseshoe Meadows
This large valley lies at the feet of the Eastern Sierras.
Owens Valley
This War Relocation Center was used during World War II to incarcerate Japanese American citizens.
Manzanar
An old railway station named after a Swiss city when an Owens Valley resident thought the Eastern Sierras reminded her of her home in Switzerland.
Zurich
This lake lies directly beneath Hurd peak, Mt. Gilbert, and Mt. Thompson.
South Lake
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This lake is known for its Tufa towers (columns of limestone that rise above the water).
Mono Lake
This ghost town lies just north of the above clue.
Bodie
This famous lake lies partially in Nevada and is the largest in California.
Lake Tahoe
This mountain has a popular ski resort.
Mammoth Mountain
This mountain also has a ski resort and is named after a month of the year.
June Mountain
A series of peaks known for their extremely jagged shapes.
The Minarets
One of the only roads to traverse the Sierras.
Tioga Pass
A small, alpine lake beneath Tioga Peak.
Gardisky Lake
This large, remote lake is named after its many islands.
Thousand Island Lake
This mountain is 12,328 ft (3,758 meters) tall and is known for it's imposing and dramatic presence.
The Hermit
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