Statistics for Mountains, Lakes, Towns and More Along the Eastern Sierras

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  • The average score is 10 of 20

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Hint Answer % Correct
The tallest mountain in the contiguous United States of America.Mt. Whitney
100%
This famous lake lies partially in Nevada and is the largest in California.Lake Tahoe
100%
This War Relocation Center was used during World War II to incarcerate Japanese American citizens.Manzanar
67%
This mountain also has a ski resort and is named after a month of the year.June Mountain
67%
This town lies beneath the mountain in the clue above.Lone Pine
67%
This lake is known for its Tufa towers (columns of limestone that rise above the water).Mono Lake
67%
This large valley lies at the feet of the Eastern Sierras.Owens Valley
67%
This mountain is named after the influential Scottish-American naturalist and botanist..Mt. Muir
67%
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
50%
This mountain has a popular ski resort.Mammoth Mountain
50%
These hills are well known for being used to film western movies and lie between the first and second clues.The Alabama Hills
50%
One of the only roads to traverse the Sierras.Tioga Pass
50%
At about 10,000 feet (3,048 meters), these meadows lie southwest of the second clue.Horseshoe Meadows
33%
This ghost town lies just north of the above clue.Bodie
33%
A series of peaks known for their extremely jagged shapes.The Minarets
33%
This large, remote lake is named after its many islands.Thousand Island Lake
33%
This lake lies directly beneath Hurd peak, Mt. Gilbert, and Mt. Thompson.South Lake
17%
This arch is famous for framing the first clue perfectly.Mobius Arch
17%
A small, alpine lake beneath Tioga Peak.Gardisky Lake
17%
This mountain is 12,328 ft (3,758 meters) tall and is known for it's imposing and dramatic presence.The Hermit
17%

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