Mono Lake is in the lower elevations of the Eastern Sierras in Mono County California just west of Lee Vining on US 395.
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The tufa formations of Mono Lake are contrasted against the magnificant backdrop of the Eastern Sierra Mountain Range at sunrise. The early morning light paints the scene in an alomst Albert Bierstadt kinf-of-way. Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 â€“ February 18, 1902) was a German-American painter best known for his lush, sweeping landscapes of the American West.