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'''Mountain Lake after an extensive clean-up and restoration, March 2017.'''
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''Photo: Chris Carlsson''
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'''Highway 1 is well hidden from the Lake even though running along its western edge, March 2017.'''
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'''Mountain Lake in 2000. Overrun with invasive species and suffering long-term neglect, the park has undergone a thorough upgrade since this photo in 2000.'''
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'''Waterfowl at Mountain Lake in 2000.'''
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Revision as of 14:39, 11 August 2017

Unfinished History

Ecology1$mountain-lake-1915.jpg

Mountain Lake in the Presidio, c. 1890.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

Mountain Lake 1941 AAA-7002.jpg

Mountain Lake, 1941.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library

Mtn-Lake 20170325 173635.jpg

Mountain Lake after an extensive clean-up and restoration, March 2017.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Mtn-Lake 20170325 173641.jpg

Highway 1 is well hidden from the Lake even though running along its western edge, March 2017.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Presidio$mountain-lake-2000-b.jpg

Mountain Lake in 2000. Overrun with invasive species and suffering long-term neglect, the park has undergone a thorough upgrade since this photo in 2000.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Presidio$mountain-lake-2000-a.jpg

Waterfowl at Mountain Lake in 2000.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

Presidio$lobos-creek-1958.jpg

Lobos Creek, seen here in 1958, which drains to Baker Beach, is one of only two creeks that still run above ground in San Francisco. It provides 4 million gallons a day of fresh water to the Presidio.

Photo: Private Collection, San Francisco, CA

Lobos-Creek 20170708 121801.jpg

Lobos Creek next to El Camino del Mar, July 2017.

Photo: Chris Carlsson


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