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West Mojave Desert:
Antelope ValleyThe Antelope Valley in California, United States is located in northern Los Angeles County and the southeastern portion of Kern County, California and constitutes the western tip of the Mojave Desert. It is situated between the Tehachapi and the San Gabriel Mountains.
The valley was named for the graceful animals that are said to have roamed there until being eliminated by hunters and bad weather in the 1880s. The principal cities in the Antelope Valley are Palmdale and Lancaster.
GeographyShaped like an arrowhead pointing to the left, the Antelope Valley comprises the western tip of the Mojave Desert, opening ...
Flora and FaunaThe Antelope Valley is home to a wide range of plants and animals, all of which are adapted to the area's climate. It is home to hundreds of plants like ...
Human historyThe first peoples of the Antelope Valley include the Kawaiisu, Kitanemuk, Serrano, and Tataviam. The valley was first entered by ...
DemographicsIn recent decades the valley has become a bedroom community, to the Greater Los Angeles area. Major housing tract development and ...
Antelope Valley Map
Photo ToursRipley Desert Woodland
...the park protects and preserves an impressive stand of native Joshuas and junipers which once ...
...established to protect and perpetuate outstanding displays of native wildflowers, particularly ...
Tropico Gold Mine
In 1894 he panned gold from the clay and immediately ...
These towering rock formations are one of southern California's most famous ...
Saddleback Butte State Park
...created in 1960 to protect the butte and examples of native Joshua Tree woodlands and other plants and animals that ...
Devil's Punch Bowl (Natural Arches)
Little Rock Reservoir
Socialist Colony Ruins
Roads and Highways