Laguna Lake (California)

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Laguna Lake
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Location Sonoma and Marin counties, California
Coordinates 38°12′52″N 122°44′52″W / 38.214363°N 122.747767°W / 38.214363; -122.747767Coordinates: 38°12′52″N 122°44′52″W / 38.214363°N 122.747767°W / 38.214363; -122.747767
Type intermittent lake
Primary outflows Chileno Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2 miles (3 km)[1]
Max. width 0.5 miles (1 km)[1]
Surface elevation 226 ft (69 m)[2]
Settlements Petaluma, California
References [2]

Laguna Lake is a natural intermittent lake 0.5 miles (1 km) wide and 2 miles (3 km) long, straddling the Sonoma-Marin county line in northern California, U.S.A.[1]

It was included in the Rancho Laguna de San Antonio Mexican land grant,[3] which was given to Bartolomé Bojorquez in 1845.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 650. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laguna Lake
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laguna De San Antonio
  4. ^ "Plat of the Rancho Laguna de San Antonio". Retrieved 2009-02-03.