Mount Pluto

Mount Pluto is an extinct volcano in the Granite Chief Range near , . The volcano erupted approximately 2 million years ago producing lava and mudflows that dammed Lake Tahoe.

Landmarks in the Area

Nature reserve
Burton Creek State Park is a state park of , USA, located in Placer County near . is situated 3½ miles south of Mount Pluto.

Squaw Valley Academy is an international, college-prep boarding school located in Olympic Valley, California, United States, near . is situated 4½ miles southwest of Mount Pluto.

Watson Log Cabin at 560 N. Lake Blvd, was built in 1908 by Robert Montgomery Watson. is situated 5 miles south of Mount Pluto. Photo: Almonroth, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Truckee Tahoe Airport is a public airport two miles east of . is situated 5 miles north of Mount Pluto. Photo: Spartan7W, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Carnelian Bay is an unincorporated community on the shore of in Placer County, California, United States. is situated 3½ miles east of Mount Pluto.

Dollar Point is a census-designated place in Placer County, , United States, along the northwest shore of . is situated 4 miles southeast of Mount Pluto.

Lake Forest is an unincorporated community in Placer County, . is situated 4 miles south of Mount Pluto.

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