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Mono Inn at Mono Lake
Visit Mono Inn at Mono Lake in Mono Lake
Mono Lake is an alkaline and hypersaline lake in California, United States that is a critical nesting habitat for several bird species and is an unusually productive ecosystem.
Lee Vining, California is an unincorporated town in Mono County, California, USA. The economy of Lee Vining relies largely on tourism, since it is the closest town to the east entrance of Yosemite National Park, and is near other tourist destinations such as Mono Lake, the ghost town of Bodie, popular trout fishing destinations, and June Mountain and Mammoth Mountain ski areas and the June Lake recreational area.
Mono Lake Committee
The Mono Lake Committee in Lee Vining, California, USA was formed to protect Mono Lake from excessive water diversions to Los Angeles, and have achieved this through litigation, cooperation, and public support, and so far they have been successful. Their work is never done and there is still much remaining to restore dessicated waterfowl habitat and riparion vegetation, they also strive to educate the public and promote water conservation. You can assist by joining the Mono Lake Committee's 16,000 odd members and become a part of the effort, they need to maintain Mono Lake's protected status in state and federal political arenas.
Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada mountains of the United States. It is located along the border between California and Nevada, west of Carson City, Nevada.
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
The Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve in Lee Vining, California, USA was established to preserve the spectacular tufa towers which were formed by the interaction of freshwater springs and alkaline lake water to form calcium carbonate spires and knobs. The ancient Mono Lake is over a million years old, and one of the oldest lakes in America covering over 65 square miles, and throughout the years, salts and minerals have washed into the lake from the Eastern Sierra streams. Freshwater evaporating from the lake each year has resulted in salts and minerals being left behind, making it two and a half times as salty as the ocean and very alkaline, come to Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve for a fascinating visit. Boating and swimming is permitted at the lake and it's the perfect setting for a wonderful hike, also enjoy interpretive programs and bird walks, plus there's a visitors centre.
Visit Murphey's Motel in Lee Vining
Bass Lake is a freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada, located 14 mi (23 km) from the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. The lake is a hydro-electric reservoir operated by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. In addition to electricity generation, its water is used for crop irrigation in the San Joaquin Valley.
Topaz (also, Topaz Post Office) is an unincorporated community in Mono County, California.
Mono Basin History Museum
The Mono Basin History Museum in Lee Vining, California, USA is located in the Mono Lake school house and offers fascinating displays that tell the history of the Mono Basin. Come view the displays of artifacts, furniture, maps and equipment, the photograph's that chronicle the history, learn about the Kutzedikaa Paiutes, regional gold mining, homesteads, ranches, schools and resorts in the area and more. The Mono Basin History Museum outdoor exhibits feature the Nellie Bly O'Bryan's world famous upside down house, as well as farming and mining equipment, come for an unforgettable visit.