Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 190  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 California Highway 190 runs west to east from US Highway 395 in the Owens Valley, across Panamint Valley and Death Valley, to Death Valley Junction in the Amargosa Valley.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 395 Olancha  

Olancha

Junction: U. S. Highway 395, north to Lone Pine, south to Los Angeles, etc.

Literature Cited:
- Pavlik, Bruce Michael, 1985.

Locations: Olancha Dunes.  

Olancha Sand Dunes south of the highway.

Other articles: California Highway 136 18000  

Junction: CA Highway 136, southeast along the east shore of Owens Lake to California Highway 190.

Other articles: Saline Valley Road at CA Hwy 190  

Junction: Saline Valley Road
  Junction:Saline Valley Alternate
  Rainbow Canyon

Other articles: Olancha Darwin Road at CA Hwy 190  

Junction: Olancha Darwin Road, southeast to Darwin.
  Old Toll Road, to Darwin Falls
  Panamint Springs

Other articles: Panamint Valley Road Junction  

Junction: Panamint Valley Road

Literature Cited:
- Pavlik, Bruce Michael, 1985.

Locations: Panamint Valley. Panamint Valley Dunes.  

The Panamint Dunes are about 8-9 miles north.
  Townes Pass

Other articles: Wildrose Road at California Highway 190  

Junction: Wildrose Road

Locations: Stovepipe Wells.  

Stovepipe Wells

 

Full Size ImageEriogonum inflatum in bloom near Stovepipe Wells, Death Valley.  
Eriogonum inflatum in bloom near Stovepipe Wells.

Literature Cited:
- Pavlik, Bruce Michael, 1985.

Locations: Death Valley Dunes. Death Valley Dunes.
Full Size ImageSand dunes at Stovepipe Wells in the late afternoon.  

Sand dunes at Stove Pipe Wells in the late afternoon.

Other articles: North Highway at CA Hwy 190  

Junction: North Highway,north to Scotty's Castle, Ubehebe Crater, and Racetrack Valley.

Other articles: Daylight Pass Cutoff 90000  

Beatty Junction

Locations: Corkscrew Peak.
Full Size ImageCorkscrew Peak from the valley floor.  

View of Corkscrew Peak to the north.

Full Size ImageLowest point on California State Highway System, 242 feet below sea level.  
Lowest point on California Highway System, 242 feet below sea level.

Locations: Death Valley.
Full Size ImageDeath Valley Museum  

Furnace Creek

 

Other articles: Badwater Road at CA Hwy 190  

Junctions:
  • Badwater Road
  Zabriskie Point

Literature Cited:
- Snyder, Noah P., and Lisa L. Kammer, 2008.

Locations: Gower Gulch.  

Gower Gulch. Furnace Creek was diverted through Gower Gulch in 1941 as a response to damaging floods.

Other articles: Furnace Creek Wash Road at CA Hwy 190  

Junction:Furnace Creek Wash Road, to Ryan and Dantes View.

Other articles: California Highway 127 at Death Valley Junction

Locations: Death Valley Junction.
Full Size ImageThe Amargosa Opera House at Death Valley Junction.  

Death Valley Junction

Junction: California Highway 127
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Pavlik, Bruce Michael. 1985. Sand dune flora of the Great Basin and Mojave deserts of California, Nevada, and Oregon. Madroņo. 32(4):197-213. {TAS}
  Snyder, Noah P., and Lisa L. Kammer. 2008. Dynamic adjustments in channel width in response to a forced diversion: Gower Gulch, Death Valley National Park, California. Geology. 36(2):187-190. {TAS&pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/17/2017 2:05:38 PM