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The streams and wetlands that drain Summit Lake to the east form the start of Bear Creek. The area around the lake is a great example of Arctic tundra, with several plants that otherwise occur only above the Arctic Circle. In 1965 the lake was named a National Natural Landmark.

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Clear Creek County, Colorado
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Clear Creek County
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July, 2009

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