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Munz Lakes
Location Sierra Pelona Mountains,
Angeles National Forest,
Los Angeles County, California
Type Sag pond
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 984 m (3,228 ft)

Munz Lakes is a small lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault in the northern Sierra Pelona Mountains, within Los Angeles County, California.

Geography

The lake is one of a series of sag ponds created by active tectonic plate movement of the San Andreas Fault in the area, which also include Elizabeth Lake and Hughes Lake. They are part of the northern upper Santa Clara River watershed.

The lake, at 984 m (3,228 ft) in elevation, is protected within the Angeles National Forest.

History

Munz Lakes receives its name from rancher John Munz, who arrived in the area in 1898.

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