Lone Pine FaultThese are theAlabama Hills.The highlightedarea is the LonePine fault thatcame from aearthquake in1872.Across the hills isDiaz Lake. Thelake is a sagpond that wascreated from theearthquake. Thespring filled upthe lake withwater.
Each shore line represents where the water used to be.As the water levels decrease, the land begins to looklike how it does now and show former shore lines.
Tufa is calcium carbonate/limestone formed in freshwater. It is build up and each one represents a fossilspring. They are created under the water. As the waterlevel decreases, the tufa comes out of the water and itlooks like the pictures above.
These are the names of people that used to stay here engraved in the cement.Guard Shack
Manzanar War Relocation Centerwas one of ten camps whereJapanese American citizens andJapanese aliens were forced to liveduring World War II.
Eastern California MuseumThe basket making of the Native Americans fascinated me. Ithought that they were extremely talented and creative forbeing able to make such amazing products. They madethese baskets out of natural items which is great. This istrue talent and art. It shows how great these people werewith using their hands. These baskets are a brilliant work ofart.