Bristol Dry Lake
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On the floor of this beautiful and broad valley lies Bristol dry
lake. Sandy and dry toward the south, broken and
at the north end.
Historic Route 66
stretches straight along the base of the foothills.
rest-stop towns of
provide momentary diversions for those
traveling straight through. Chloride extraction takes place along the
highway running south across the lake to
Joshua Tree National Park. Far off and to the east one can see the green trace of the
vineyards in the Cadiz.
Bristol Lake photo gallery
Dry Lake/Playa Formation
A playa is a dry, vegetation-free, flat area at the lowest part of an undrained desert basin. ...
Desert Succulent Shrub Wildlife Habitats
Hot, dry summers and cool to cold, moist winters are characteristic of Desert Succulent Shrub habitats. Highest July ... Bullion Mountains - Bristol Lake (322ao ) ...
Patient perennials ply an alternate strategy: Joshua trees flourish in moist periods , then bide their time in long dry periods. ... Bullion Mountains - Bristol Lake ...
Changing Climates and Ancient Lakes Mojave Desert
For instance, excavations into playas (dry lake beds) have yielded fossil ... the basins of Bristol Lake, Cadiz Lake, and Danby Lake before possibly flowing into ...
Cleghorn Lakes Wilderness
NATURAL RESOURCES: Named for the dry lakes found near its center, this wilderness contains vastly ... Ecosubsection : Bullion Mountains - Bristol Lake ...
The crater contains two lava dams behind which has formed small lava lakes. ... covered with light colored clay, creating the impression of miniature "dry lakes. ... Amboy Crater is located in the Bristol Valley, midway between Barstow and ...