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TitleMarie Lake, Sierra Nevada Mountains
DescriptionMarie Lake is a tarn perched in a high glacial valley. Boulders and underlying bedrock are all granite, part of the Sierra Nevada Batholith. The batholith, which forms the core of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, consists of a series of Mesozoic aged plutons, not a single intrusive body.
Geologic provinceSierra Nevada
LocationUSA ▹ California. View from the John Muir Trail.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 2002-01-27.
Key wordstarn, Sierra Nevada
Tech details489 KB. Vista. Olympus LT.
GeoDIL number2207