#148. Lake Lal(l) and Mt. Agassiz - Uinta Range - Utah. 4.5 x 8.5, chromolithograph. Title on plate. This chromolithograph is Plate VIII in Clarence King's Systematic Geology, published in 1878 as part of the record of the U.S. Government's Geological Survey of the 40th Parallel, 1867-1872. The plate is one of ten based on a Munger sketches by Gilbert Munger, who was a guest artist of the survey. Go to this site page for more complete information.
King named the lake after a friend of his sister. The lake is probably the one now known as Lake Ryder in the Middle Basin on the north side of the Mt. Agassiz (the leftmost peak). Munger was in this area with the King expedition in the fall of 1869.
Image is a direct scan of the Systematic Geology plate.
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