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photograph of Dog Lake by Cleet Carlton


Dog Lake, Yosemite National Park. Named by R. B. Marshall in 1898 because he found a sheep dog with a litter of puppies there.reference 1


1. Gudde, Erwin Gustav. 1969. California Place Names; the Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names. Rev. and enl. 3d ed. Berkeley: University of California Press. 111.

About the illustration: A photograph of DogLake by geologist and photographer, Cleet Carlton. Used by permission.
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