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A rock formation is a body of rock of considerable extent with distinctive characteristics that allow geologists to map, describe, and name it.
Natural Arches & Bridges
Generally, a natural arch is a span of bedrock supported at two ends with a span or clearance of six feet, and neither dimension being less than one foot.
Craters & Cinder Cones
Erruptions and explosions. Includes lava formations.
Dry Lakes - Playas
Fine sediments deposited by slow moving waters harden in the desert sun.
Dune systems in the Mojave.
Water in the Desert
Hot Springs, Springs, Oases, Creeks, Rivers, Lakes and Marshes.
Scenic View Points
Mountain peaks and high up places.
Tours of wild flowers in assorted desert and mountain areas at various times of the year.
Including all the parts you can't eat.
Carved and etched into the stone before the modern Yuma and Shoshone populated the Mojave.
Wherever folks could make money, they lived there. Whenever the source dried up, they left.
In the early days, it was mining that brought them here.
You live, you die.
Road hogs, broken down jalopies, canvas radiator bags, motor-hotels, eat and get gas.
Pacific Crest Trail
Mountain top views of the trail along the peripheral of the Mojave.
Homes, Schools, Churches and Barns.
Antique, odd, strange and stuff that might just be junk.
San Andreas Fault
Snow in Apple Valley
Glossary of definitions & terms