Mirror Lake (California)

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Mirror Lake
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Mirror Lake, March 2010
LocationYosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, United States
Coordinates37°44′55″N 119°32′57″W / 37.7485°N 119.5491°W / 37.7485; -119.5491Coordinates: 37°44′55″N 119°32′57″W / 37.7485°N 119.5491°W / 37.7485; -119.5491
Primary inflowsTenaya Creek
Primary outflowsTenaya Creek
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface elevation4,098 ft (1,249 m)

Mirror Lake is a small, seasonal lake located on Tenaya Creek in Yosemite National Park. Situated in Tenaya Canyon directly between North Dome and Half Dome, it is the last remnant of a large glacial lake that once filled most of Yosemite Valley at the end of the last Ice Age, and is close to disappearing due to sediment accumulation.

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  • Media related to Mirror Lake (California) at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Mirror Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.