Jackson Lake

The San Andreas Fault Making Lakes!

Map data: 2013 Google, 2013 DigitalGlobe

Location of Jackson Lake

near Wrightwood, CA in the San Gabriel Mountains.

​34.4 latitude, -117.7 longitude

 

Making Lakes

The San Andreas Fault cuts right into this area.  Because of the fault movement, the surrounding land sinks down or 'sags'.  Water collects in the depression and a lake is formed.  These are called "Sag Ponds".

Aerial Views of :

Fault Scarp

Jackson Lake

Devil's Punchbowl 

Jackson Lake