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The desolate lake bed of Lake Thomas A Edison in Sierra National Forest

Located near Vermilion Valley Resort, Lake Edison is now only at 6% its normal water capacity. We walked a mile through the desolate lake bed to reach what little water is left. This beautiful lake's demise has affected tourism at the Resort and is a sad sight to see for the backpackers that come through this area.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Fresno County, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 5c
Copyright: © Taylor Ward