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The Whole Mojave
The Mojave Desert occupies a significant portion of Southern California and parts of ...
Geology, flora, fauna, and climate, working together to form the Mojave Desert environment
Desert Wildlife &
Coyotes, snakes, lizards and lots and lots of rats; the plants they eat as well as what eats what and how they
otherwise interact in and have adapted to a severe environment.
Parks & Forests
The national parks we've all heard of such as Death Valley and Joshua Tree. National forests and some not-so-well known
state and county parks that are special.
It was all wilderness once, these are places that have been set aside and the signs of man do not remain.
Geology & Natural Formations
Beautiful and majestic formations and ranges abound in the Mojave desert. What they are and how they were created.
Points of Interest
Places to go, things to see and other destiinations throughout the Mojave Desert.
Regional Map Guide
Interactive index map to the Mojave Desert.
People & History
Histories of the groups and cultures of the Mojave. Summary information on people of influence.
Man has lived in the Mojave for thousands of years and the desert was populated by people who knew how
to live integrally with the land.
Roads and Trails
The trails of then and the corridors of now. Also hiking trails and backroads
Ghost Towns &
Abandoned communities and the gold and silver mines that powered them.
Contemporary towns and cities.
Maps and Satellite Images
Topside & interactive views of the desert.
Aerial, 360 degree and a few other items that deserve their own section.
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials
from the earth, usually (but not always) from an ore body, vein, or ...
The Desert Indians
Between these mountains and the mountains of the Mohave nothing is known of the country.
I have never heard of a white man who had penetrated it. ...
Names in Mojave Desert History
First, the Spanish, then mountain men and explorers, the gold seekers, pioneers, ranchers and ...
The Military in the Mojave
They came to protect the pioneers and secure a nation ...
The extent and timing of spring wildflower blooms may ...
Rippled sand dunes sing an eerie chorus. Cactus flowers bloom after a spring rain, jewels
against buff-colored earth. Saltbush borders a dry lakebed, and...
Plants in the Mojave
Desert plants survive only if their adaptations have provided them with a way to either to escape from the
the heat and drought or endure it. Annual plants survive as seeds lying dormant in
the soil, sometimes for years, until a proper balance of rain and temperature trigger their growth.
Wilderness Areas in the Mojave
... where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.
Dry Lakes (Playas)
Craters & Lava Flow
Natural Arches & Bridges
Views & Vistas
Plant & Animal Guides
Shrubs & Bushes
Mojave Desert Map
Leave No Trace
Craters & Lava
Views & Vistas