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The Mohave Desert region, California

David G. Thompson

The Mohave Desert region, California

a geographic, geologic, and hydrologic reconnaissance

by David G. Thompson

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-supply -- California -- Mojave Desert.,
  • Hydrology -- California -- Mojave Desert.,
  • Geology -- California -- Mojave Desert.,
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David G. Thompson.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 578, U.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 578.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC801 .U2 no.578
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 759 p., 34 leaves of plates (some folded) :
    Number of Pages759
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974855M
    LC Control Number29000303

    The Mojave Desert is a must for outdoors lovers, adventure seekers, and all first-time visitors to the region. Be sure to bring plenty of water and sun protection on any trip into the desert. Avoid hiking in the middle of the day, especially in the summer months, when temperatures can be dangerously high. If there's a more serene landscape to be found in the California desert, I do not know it. How to get here: Leave Interstate 5 in the town of Weed and take U.S. 97 to Dorris on the Oregon state line. Just at the line turn right on California State Route , and after 17 miles turn tight again, on Hill Rd. Routes to desert watering places in the Mohave desert region, California by Thompson, David Grosh, , Govt. print. off. edition, in EnglishPages:


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