Mojave Desert

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  • Red Rock Canyon State Park (California)
    Red Rock Canyon State Park features scenic desert cliffs, buttes and spectacular rock formations.
  • Mohave people
    Mohave or Mojave (Mojave: 'Aha Makhav) are a Native American people indigenous to the Colorado River in the Mojave Desert.
  • Mojave Desert
    The Mojave Desert (pronunciation: /moʊˈhɑːvi/ mo(h)-HAH-vee) is a rain-shadow arid desert area that occupies a significant portion of southeastern California and smaller parts of central California, southern Nevada, southwestern Utah and northwestern Arizona in the United States.
  • BNSF Railway
    The BNSF Railway (reporting mark BNSF) is one of the largest freight railroad networks in North America, second to the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) (its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight), and is one of seven North American Class I railroads.
  • Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms
    The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC), also known as 29 Palms, is a United States Marine Corps base.
  • Chemehuevi
    The Chemehuevi are an indigenous people of the Great Basin.
  • Apple Valley Airport (California)
    Apple Valley Airport (IATA: APV, ICAO: KAPV, FAA LID: APV) is a public airport three miles (4.8 km) north of Apple Valley in San Bernardino County, California.
  • Nellis Air Force Base
    Nellis Air Force Base ("Nellis" colloq.) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base.
  • Mojave phone booth
    (For the film, see Mojave Phone Booth (film).) The Mojave phone booth was a lone telephone booth in what is now the Mojave National Preserve in California, which attracted online attention in 1997 for its unusual location.
  • Bagdad Café
    Bagdad Café (also known as Out of Rosenheim) is a 1987 German film directed by Percy Adlon.
  • Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex
    The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC), commonly called the Goldstone Observatory, is located in the Mojave Desert near Barstow in the U.
  • California State Route 127
    State Route 127 (SR 127) is a California state highway that connects Interstate 15 to Nevada State Route 373, passing near Death Valley National Park.
  • Barstow Area Transit
    Barstow Area Transit is the city of Barstow's transportation service for the city and the surrounding areas of San Bernardino County, California, including the communities of Hinkley, Lenwood, Grandview, Yermo, Harvard, Daggett and Newberry Springs.
  • Kern Transit
    Kern Transit is the operator of mass transportation in Kern County, California.
  • Kitanemuk
    The Kitanemuk are an indigenous people of California.
  • Tehachapi Pass
    Tehachapi Pass is a mountain pass crossing the Tehachapi Mountains in Kern County, California in the United States.
  • Victor Valley Transit Authority
    Victor Valley Transit Authority (VVTA), the second largest transit operator in San Bernardino County (with over 1,020,119 passengers a year), is a transit agency providing bus service in the Victor Valley, California area.
  • War Eagle Field
    War Eagle Field is a former airfield located in the Mojave Desert, about 5-mile (8.0 km) west of Lancaster, California.
  • Western America Railroad Museum
    The Western America Railroad Museum is a railroad museum located in Barstow, California.
  • Telescope Peak
    Telescope Peak is the highest point within Death Valley National Park, in the U.
  • Morongo Basin
    The Morongo Basin is an endorheic basin and valley region located in eastern San Bernardino County, in Southern California.
  • Walker Pass
    Walker Pass (el. 5,250 ft (1,600 m)) is a mountain pass by Lake Isabella in the southern Sierra Nevada.
  • Morongo Basin Transit Authority
    Morongo Basin Transit Authority is the transit agency that serves the Morongo Basin in San Bernardino County, California.
  • Last Chance Canyon
    Last Chance Canyon is a canyon in the El Paso Mountains near Johannesburg, California.
  • Yucca Mountain
    Yucca Mountain is a mountain in Nevada, near its border with California, approximately 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Las Vegas.
  • Southern California Logistics Airport
    Southern California Logistics Airport (IATA: VCV, ICAO: KVCV), also known as Victorville Airport, is a public airport located in the city of Victorville in San Bernardino County, California, approximately 20 mi (32 km) north of San Bernardino.
  • Interstate 15 in California
    Route 15, consisting of the contiguous segments of State Route 15 (SR 15) joined by Interstate 15 (I-15), is a major north–south state highway in the U.
  • Needles Airport
    Needles Airport (IATA: EED, ICAO: KEED, FAA LID: EED) is a county-owned public airport in San Bernardino County, California, five miles (9 km) south of Needles.
  • California State Route 14
    ("CA 14" redirects here. For the congressional district, see California's 14th congressional district.)(For the original Sign Route 14, see California State Route 14 (1934-1964).) State Route 14 (SR 14) is a north–south state highway in the U.
  • California State Route 62
    State Route 62 (SR 62) is a state highway in the U.
  • California State Route 178
    State Route 178 (SR 178) is a route that exists in two constructed segments.
  • California State Route 247
    State Route 247 (SR 247) is a state highway in the U.
  • California State Route 58
    State Route 58 (SR 58) is an east-west highway across the California Coast Ranges, the southern San Joaquin Valley, the Tehachapi Mountains, which border the southern Sierra Nevada, and the Mojave Desert.
  • California State Route 18
    State Route 18 (SR 18) in the U.
  • Owens Peak
    Owens Peak is the highest point in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains at more than 8,400 feet.
  • Smith Mountain (Death Valley)
    Smith Mountain, 5,915 feet (1,803 m), is a peak in the Black Mountains of the Amargosa Range in Death Valley National Park in California.
  • World's tallest thermometer
    The World's Tallest Thermometer is a landmark located in Baker, California, USA.
  • California State Route 190
    State Route 190 (SR 190) is a state highway in the U.
  • KIQQ (AM)
    KIQQ (1310 AM) is a Silent radio station Located in Barstow, California, USA, the station serves the High Desert/ Eastern Sierra area.
  • KRXV
    Highway Vibe is a group of FM radio stations broadcasting primarily along Interstate 15 and Interstate 40 between the Cajon Pass in California, and the California-Nevada state line.
  • KWTD
    KWTD (91.9 FM) is a radio station which simulcasts KWTW, broadcasting a religious format.
  • Oak Creek Pass
    Oak Creek Pass (elevation 4,820 feet (1,470 m)) is a mountain pass through the Tehachapi Mountains, in Kern County, California.
  • Venus, California
    Venus is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
  • Runaway Nightmare
    Runaway Nightmare is a 1982 dark comedy/mystery/thriller film about two desert worm ranchers caught between a female death cult and the mafia over precious stolen plutonium.
  • California State Route 138
    State Route 138 is an east–west state highway generally following the northern foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and the western Mojave Desert of southern California.
  • Curtis Howe Springer
    Curtis Howe Springer (December 2, 1896 – August 19, 1985) was an American radio evangelist, self-proclaimed medical doctor and Methodist minister best known for founding the Zzyzx Mineral Springs resort located within Southern California's Mojave Desert.
  • Antelope Valley Line
    The Antelope Valley Line is a commuter rail line that serves the Northern Los Angeles County area as part of the Metrolink system.
  • Antelope Valley Transit Authority
    Antelope Valley Transit Authority is the transit agency serving the cities of Palmdale, Lancaster and Northern Los Angeles County.
  • Galium johnstonii
    Galium johnstonii (Johnston's bedstraw) is a plant species in the Rubiaceae.
  • Maturango Museum
    Maturango Museum is located in Ridgecrest, California.
  • Pisgah Crater
    Pisgah Crater, or Pisgah Volcano, is a young volcanic cinder cone rising above a lava plain in the Mojave Desert, between Barstow and Needles, California in San Bernardino County, California.
  • Little Rock Creek (Los Angeles County, California)
    Little Rock Creek is a 16.
  • Desert Studies Center
    The Desert Studies Center is a field station of the California State University located in Zzyzx, California, United States in the Mojave Desert.
  • Mojave Air and Space Port
    The Mojave Air and Space Port (IATA: MHV, ICAO: KMHV), also known as the Civilian Aerospace Test Centre, is located in Mojave, California, at an elevation of 2,791 feet (851 m).
  • U.S. Route 395 in California
    In the U.S. state of California, U.
  • Manzanar, California
    Manzanar (Spanish for "apple orchard"; formerly, Manzanar Gate and Francis) was a town in Inyo County, California found by Canadian-American water engineer George Chaffey.
  • Mitchell Caverns
    The Mitchell's Caverns, within the Mitchell Caverns Natural Preserve, are a trio of limestone caves, located on the east side of the Providence Mountains at an elevation of 4,300 feet (1,300 m), within the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area.
  • Needles Area Transit
    Needles Area Transit (NAT) is the transportation and a Dial-a-Ride program for seniors and persons with disabilities in the City of Needles in San Bernardino County, California.
  • Topock Gorge
    Topock Gorge is a mountainous canyon and gorge section of the Colorado River located between Interstate 40 and Lake Havasu.
  • Needles, California
    Needles (Mojave: ʼAha Kuloh) is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
  • Cajon Pass
    Cajon Pass (/kəˈhoʊn/; elevation 3,777 ft (1,151 m)) is a mountain pass between the San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California in the United States.
  • Ivanpah Valley Airport
    Ivanpah Valley Airport is a planned relief airport for McCarran International Airport in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, to be located in the Ivanpah Valley of the Mojave Desert, within Clark County, Nevada.
  • Scotty's Castle
    Scotty's Castle (also known as Death Valley Ranch) is a two-story Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style villa located in the Grapevine Mountains of northern Death Valley in Death Valley National Park, California, U.
  • Amargosa Desert
    The Amargosa Desert is located in Nye County in western Nevada, United States, along the California–Nevada border, comprising the northeastern portion of the geographic Amargosa Valley, north of the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge The desert is named after the Amargosa River, so-named for the Spanish word for bitter because of the bitter taste of the water.
  • Carson and Colorado Railway
    The Carson and Colorado Railway was a U.
  • Cima Dome & Volcanic Field National Natural Landmark
    The Cima Dome & Volcanic Field National Natural Landmark, or Cinder Cones National Natural Landmark, includes the Cima Dome, Cima Volcanic Field, and Cima Volcanic Range, and is in the Mojave Desert within San Bernardino County, California, United States.
  • Little San Bernardino Mountains
    The Little San Bernardino Mountains are a short mountain range of the Transverse Ranges, located in southern California in the United States.
  • Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow
    Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow is a United States Marine Corps supply and maintenance installation located in the Mojave Desert east of Barstow, in San Bernardino County, Southern California.
  • Salazar v. Buono
    Salazar v. Buono, 559 U.
  • Trona Pinnacles
    The Trona Pinnacles are an unusual geological feature in the California Desert National Conservation Area.
  • A Perfect Day (song)
    "A Perfect Day" (first line: "When you come to the end of a perfect day") is a parlor song written by Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862–1946) in 1909 at the Mission Inn, Riverside, California.
  • Mary Hunter Austin
    Mary Hunter Austin (September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer.
  • Davis Dam
    Davis Dam is a dam on the Colorado River about 70 miles (110 km) downstream from Hoover Dam.
  • Calico, San Bernardino County, California
    Calico is a ghost town and former mining town in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
  • Desert Training Center
    The Desert Training Center (DTC), also known as California-Arizona Maneuver Area (CAMA), was a World War II training facility established in the Mojave Desert and Sonoran Desert, largely in Southern California and Western Arizona in 1942.
  • Halimolobos jaegeri
    Halimolobos jaegeri is a species of flowering plant in the mustard family known by the common name Mojave fissurewort, or Mojave halimolobos.