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Title Peaks of Otter Lake before cresting
Date December 8, 1964
Description Image shows a view across Abbott Lake. There are two large rocks close to the shoreline on the near side of the lake. On the far side of the lake, a wooden cabin and a mountain peak are visible. 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
Flat Top Mountain (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway