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Emerson Lake
Location of Emerson Lake in California, USA.
Location of Emerson Lake in California, USA.
Emerson Lake
Location in California
Location of Emerson Lake in California, USA.
Location of Emerson Lake in California, USA.
Emerson Lake
Location in the United States
Location Mojave Desert
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates 34°26′57″N 116°23′45″W / 34.4491°N 116.3959°W / 34.4491; -116.3959
Lake type Endorheic basin
Primary outflows Terminal (evaporation)
Basin countries United States
Max. length 6 km (3.7 mi)
Max. width 4.5 km (2.8 mi)
Shore length1 20 km (12 mi)
Surface elevation 698 m (2,290 ft)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Emerson Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 66 km (41 mi) northeast of Joshua Tree. The lake is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) long and 4.5 km (2.8 mi) at its widest point.

Emerson Lake is on federal lands within the borders of the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, west of Hildago Mountain.

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