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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby yosehiker » Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:29 pm

While I think that the boundary is still determined by the legal description and therefore the watershed boundary, I found this interesting old map showing the boundary change.

http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~224281~5506364:Yosemite-National-Park



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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby maverick » Mon Feb 22, 2016 6:05 pm

Hi Yosehiker,

Thanks, that map was already sent to the parties involved.
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby maverick » Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:12 pm

Update:

All the information forwarded to the agencies are now being given to the Stanislaus NF and Yosemite Lands Managers to figure out where the lake belongs, there is also a meeting slated with the USGS next week, in which this boundary issue will be brought up, the NF will also be requesting the USGS for any surveys from 1905 to confirm the exact/official boundary line designate by congress in 1905. Will be getting updates periodically, when there has been some sort of decision made, will update here, but expect this to be a long, drawn out process.
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby maverick » Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:03 pm

The Stanislaus NF Wilderness Manager will be sending out a team this summer, including some folks from the USGS, to confirm the location, and based on the outlet flow, they will then do any adjustments/updates on their maps (next year) accordingly, it will be to late for this years map print cycle.
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby rlown » Mon Apr 04, 2016 2:25 pm

Mav, are you attending?
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby maverick » Mon Apr 04, 2016 3:07 pm

Mav, are you attending?

Nope, no need.
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby bigd » Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:15 pm

As the OP, I decided to go visit this lake over the Memorial holiday. TR will be forthcoming in another thread.

Looks like the lake belongs to Emigrant as the outlet flows towards Huckleberry Lake and Cherry creek.

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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby maverick » Wed Jun 01, 2016 3:25 pm

Looks like the lake belongs to Emigrant as the outlet flows towards Huckleberry Lake and Cherry creek.


Sounds good.The Land Manager for Stanislaus NF and land surveyor's from the USGS will be going there in July, they then will be making an official determination on who/where the lake belongs. :)
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby k9mark » Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:14 am

Fish or fish-less?
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby bigd » Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:05 am

Fishless. The anura worshipers have done a good job of favoring one species over another in most of the lakes and creeks of this area.
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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby balzaccom » Sat Jul 09, 2016 5:58 pm

Just a quick note on this lake. We camped at Huckleberry a few days ago, and there is a clear route up to this lake out of Huckleberry--one that should connect over to Twin Lakes and then back down to Cherry Canyon.

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Re: Who owns this lake? Yosemite or Emigrant?

Postby kpeter » Sun Jul 10, 2016 10:50 pm

bigd wrote:As the OP, I decided to go visit this lake over the Memorial holiday. TR will be forthcoming in another thread.

Looks like the lake belongs to Emigrant as the outlet flows towards Huckleberry Lake and Cherry creek.


That is very cool that you checked it out!

Any chance that when it is full of snow and the melt is in full swing that it drains both ways? Or perhaps the better question is whether the little lake I called "Corsica" in comparison to the main lake and the "Sardinia" lake (the lakes positioned like Italy as the main lake and the islands of Sardinia and Corsica as the smaller lakes) drains the other way? Is the divide between Corsica and Sardinia? Corsica looks like it drains SW and then down to Fawn Lake, but it could be separated from Sardinia/main lake and be in a different watershed.

I have no idea why this topic has me so curious.
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