History of Mammoth Lakes began 200,000 years ago, before people populated the area. In the area of Mammoth Lakes was a lot of volcanic explosions. The last eruption occurred 50 thousand years ago.
Azer Mammoth did not at first was inhabited by white people. It was the first Native American tribes – tribes Paiute, Shoshone and Vasho. Later, in the 19th century, white people began to settle in Mammoth Lakes California gold. While many salons were built, hotels, homes. The process of city growth slowed down when people know that Mammoth Lakes is not really full of gold.
History Mammoth tourism began after 1890, where the first tourists began visiting Mammoth Lakes. They came to hunt, relax, take pictures, swim, fish in the pristine natural surroundings. Ski part gave Mammoth Lakes more important. At this time, the village of Old Mammoth was born.
Many people went to Lake Mammoth from LA, and the trip took about Los Angeles about two days. For submission to the Mammoth Lakes were built store, a hotel, a bakery and a post office. Also began to open a lot of camps. Those people built cabins in the area of the lake basin.
In winter, only a few of them stayed behind to protect property, and mail and materials delivered to them dogs.
Mammoth lakes got its name from the mining era, Mammoth Mining Company.
Azer Mammoth became a borough in 1984. The population is about 10,000, but on weekends it increases three times. Mammoth Lakes is now one of the favorite resorts of California paradise.
Mammoth Lakes is measured about 2500 hectares. It has a successful school, college, hospital, different art centers and the airport.
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