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Title Peaks of Otter Lake before cresting
Date December 8, 1964
Description Image shows a portion of Abbott Lake and the land surrounding it. In the background of the image there is a tree covered peak, and there is a trail, or pathway, visible near the edge of the tree line. The trail leads out of the woods and into the grassy area around the lake, where it terminates. 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