The New International Encyclopædia/Owens Lake

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The New International Encyclopædia
Owens Lake
Edition of 1905. See also Owens Lake on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

OWENS LAKE. A lake of California situated at the eastern base of Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada, 90 miles east of Tulare Lake (Map: California, E 3). It is 18 miles long and 8 miles wide, receives the Owens River (q.v.), but has no outlet. Its water is excessively saline.