Point Potrero Pond

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Potrero Hills Pond
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Potrero Hills Pond
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Potrero Hills Pond
Location Point Molate, Richmond, California
Coordinates 37°56′03″N122°24′09″W / 37.934298°N 122.402523°W / 37.934298; -122.402523 Coordinates: 37°56′03″N122°24′09″W / 37.934298°N 122.402523°W / 37.934298; -122.402523
Primary inflows unnamed spring
Basin  countriesUnited States

Potrero Hills Pond is a small lake in Richmond, California. It was formed from quarrying of hills near Potrero Hills at the Blake Brothers Quarry. [1] It is fed by underground springs. It is now polluted and surrounded by a Chevron Richmond Refinery tank farm.

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  1. Changes in the Richmond Waterfront, access date 25-02-2009