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Mojave River Valley Museum
The Garlock Fault is the defining fault between the
Mojave Desert and Basin and Range geomorphic provinces. The fault also defines the boundary between the northwestern most
Mojave and the southern portion of the Sierra Nevada geomorphic province.
Mojave DesertThe Mojave is a broad interior region of isolated mountain ranges separated by expanses of desert plains. ...
Basin and RangeThe Basin and Range is the westernmost part of the Great Basin. The province is characterized by ...
Sierra NevadaThe Sierra is a tilted fault block nearly 400 miles long. Its east face is a high, rugged multiple scarp,...
El Paso MountainsPoints of interest
San Andreas (blue) and Garlock (red) faults
El Paso mountains between the Mojave Desert and Basin and Range