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Title Peaks of Otter Lake
Date May 12, 1965
Description This photocard contains two images of Abbott Lake. The image marked with the number 1 shows a portion of Abbott Lake and a fence that runs alongside it. Sharp Top Mountain is visible in the background of the image. The image marked with the number 2 shows a different view of Abbott Lake. A walking trail is visible in the foreground of this image, and a portion of a tree covered peak is visible in the background. Images were taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by W.E. Dutton on May 12, 1965.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual W.E. Dutton
Creator Organization United States Department of the Interior
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Bedford County (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway