Jordan Lake (Utah)
|Location||High Uintas Wilderness,|
Duchesene County, Utah,
|Part of||Great Basin|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface elevation||10,627 feet (3,239 m)|
The lake is located in the Naturalist Basin, at the eastern foot of Mount Agassiz, within the High Uintas Wilderness in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The lake was named for David Starr Jordan, a noted biologist, authority on fish, and a student of Louis Agassiz (for whom the nearby mountain was named).
- "Jordan Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide to the Origins of Geographic Names: A Compilation. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press. pp. 207–08. ISBN 978-0-87480-345-7. OCLC 797284427.
- "Decision Card 10072" (PDF). geonames.usga.gov. 5 Oct 1932. Retrieved 9 Feb 2018.
- Ege, Carl. "What Utah mountain range honors prominent geoscientists of the 19th century and who were they?". geology.utah.gov. Utah Geological Survey. Retrieved 9 Feb 2018.
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