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The southern start of the Eastern Sierra, Highway 395. Jagged Olancha Peak towers above at 12,123 feet. Few businesses stay open. The Ranch House cafe might be closed now (2020, as per Yelp) but they usually do have gasoline - right down the highway a piece.

olancha, California

elevation: 3648'
population: 134
zip code: 93549

High desert area right next to the Southern Sierra's & Inyo range, with 10,000' peaks towering above on both sides of the highway; dry lake - Owens Lake nearby.

nearby towns
nearby towns:
Lone Pine
Randsburg [Ghost Town]
Panamint Springs
Kennedy Meadows

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