Mojave Desert Geology:
Joshua Tree National Park -
Nature & Environment
Geology of Joshua Tree
The park encompasses some of the most interesting geologic displays found in California's deserts. Exposed granite monoliths and ...
The geologic landscape of Joshua Tree has long fascinated visitors to this desert. How did the rocks take on such fantastic
shapes? What forces sculpted them? ...
Faults in Joshua Tree
North America is moving westward over the Pacific Plate at one or two inches per year. When tension builds in ...
Mountain Ranges in Joshua Tree
Within the park there are six distinct mountain ranges: the Little San Bernardino Mountains in the southwestern part; the Cottonwood, Hexie, and ...
Geology Tour Road
The Geology Tour Road is an 18-mile, self-guiding driving tour along a dirt road winding through some of the park's most fascinating rockscape. ...
White Tank Arch
It is easy to wonder how this strange landscape, with its protruding boulders and ...