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Clear Lake

Clear Lake, 65 sq mi (168 sq km), W Calif., in wooded hills NW of San Francisco. It is the largest freshwater lake entirely within California and is a fishing resort. Mt. Konochti rises nearly 3,000 ft (910 m) on the west shore.

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