Bloody Canyon

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Bloody Canyon is a valley in Mono County, California, in the United States.[1]

Bloody Canyon was so named from the blood shed by work horses on the jagged rocks on the canyon's steep trails.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bloody Canyon
  2. ^ Browning, Peter (2005). Yosemite Place Names: The Historic Background of Geographic Names in Yosemite National Park. Great West Books. p. 14. ISBN 978-0-944220-19-1.

Coordinates: 37°52′44″N 119°09′25″W / 37.879°N 119.157°W / 37.879; -119.157