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North Mojave Desert
Owens ValleyAlso including Inyo Cerro Gordo and the Bristlecone Pine Forst
134.4 km (84 mi) long
Description: Bound on the east by the Inyo Mountains, on the southeast by the Coso Range, on the south by Rose Valley, on the west by the Sierra Nevada, and on the north by Chalfant Valley.
Alabama HillsAlabama Hills Recreation Area is a geologic phenomena located in nearly 30,000 acres of ...
CartagoOwens Lake port for bullion from Cerro Gordo.
Cerro GordoThe "fat hill" produced silver, lead and zinc for a century. At its peak over 1,000 people lived ...
Cottonwood Charcoal KilnsFuel production for smelting operations.
Dirty Sock SpringsThe actual origin of the name is lost forever. There are several weak theories, but once you have spent a little time there ...
DolomiteSmall mining ghost town against the mountains north of Owens Lake.
Fossil FallsDry waterfall at southern end of Owens Valley
Fossil FallsFlora near dry falls at southern end of Owens Valley.
KeelerRefining and shipping operations for Cerro Gordo.
Keeler CemeteryKeeler wasn't just where the railroad stopped, it was where it all could end.
Keeler SmelterSilver ore roasting in Keeler.
Lone Pine, Ca.Population: 1,655 - Elevation : 3,733 feet
Olancha DunesSand dune OHV area at southern end of Owens dry lake.
SwanseaFounded in 1870, Swansea is located at the northern end of Owens Lake ...
clickable Owens Valley Map
Sierra Nevada from Owens Lake ghost town site
Sierra Nevada from Olancha Dunes
Owens Valley PaiuteThe Owens Valley Paiute belong to an extensive group known generically as the Northern Paiute (in western Nevada as the Paviotso), which extends through ...
Coso & Argus RangesTransportation
Trip GuidesFor the Eastern Sierra and Death Valley