Glen Aulin

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Glen Aulin
Glen Aulin.jpg
The Tuolumne River just above Glen Aulin
Topographic Map of the Glen Aulin area
Topographic Map of the Glen Aulin area
Floor elevation 7,800 ft (2,400 m)[1]
Long-axis length 1 mile (1.6 km)
Geography
Coordinates 37°54′42″N 119°25′29″W / 37.91167°N 119.42472°W / 37.91167; -119.42472Coordinates: 37°54′42″N 119°25′29″W / 37.91167°N 119.42472°W / 37.91167; -119.42472[1]

Glen Aulin is a segment of the Tuolumne River valley, upriver from the Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne. Glen Aulin is home to the Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp. The name of the valley, meaning "beautiful valley" in Irish Gaelic, was suggested by James McCormick of the United States Geographic Board to R.B. Marshall of the USGS.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glen Aulin
  2. ^ Farquhar, Francis P. (1926). "G". Place Names of the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club.