Big Pines, California
|Big Pines, California|
Jackson Lake, west of Big Pines
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It is the highest elevation settlement located on the San Andreas Fault.
Big Pines began as a year-round recreation area built by Los Angeles County in 1924. It is a popular ski area close to Los Angeles, as it has a history of significant snowfall, even as late as May.
- Krig, Pat; Van Houten, Barbara (2004). Images of America: Wrightwood & Big Pines. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-2899-4. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
- "California Hit by Snow; Girl Dies in Drift". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. 5 May 1930. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
- "World's Ski Record Broken". Eugene Register-Guard. 2 February 1931. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
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