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Title Peaks of Otter Lake before cresting
Date December 8, 1964
Description Image shows Abbott Lake as viewed through a line of small trees at its shore. It appears as if there may be room for more water in the lake. There is a device floating in the water, near the shoreline. A path appears to run along this portion of the lake, and The Polly Woods Ordinary is visible across the path. Image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by David Ochsner on December 8, 1964.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual David Ochsner
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Bedford County (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway