Antelope Valley Geography
Shaped like an arrowhead pointing to the left, the Antelope Valley comprises the western tip of the Mojave Desert,
opening up to the Victor Valley to the east. The valley, north of the San Gabriel Mountains (Angeles National Forest, San Andreas Fault)
and south of the Garlock fault and the Tehachapi Mountains, this desert ecosystem spans approximately 2,200 square miles (5,698 km2).
Precipitation in the surrounding mountain ranges contributes to groundwater recharge. 
Angeles National Forest
To the millions of Los Angeles area residents who live within an hour"s drive and to visitors from all over the world, the Angeles National Forest provides a thousand square miles of ...
The Garlock Fault is the defining fault between the Mojave Desert and ...
San Andreas Fault
The presence of the San Andreas fault was brought dramatically to world attention on April 18, 1906, when sudden displacement along the fault produced ...
High Desert Plains and Hills
This subsection consists of the western Mojave Desert, which is mostly alluvial plain and pediment, with relatively small areas of hills and low mountains. It includes ...