Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 46  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 California Highway 46 runs from US Highway 99 near Bakersfield, west across the San Joaquin Valley, sharing part of its route with California Highway 41, to Paso Robles, and then to California Highway 1, just south of Cambria.

Other articles: CA Hwy 99 at CA Hwy 46  

Junction: California Highway 99, north to Fresno, or south to Bakersfield.

Literature Cited:
- Lofgren, B. E., and R. L. Klausing, 1969.

Locations: Wasco.  

Wasco

 

Other articles: U. S. Interstate 5 at CA Hwy 46  

Junction: US Interstate 5, north to San Francisco, and south to Los Angeles.
 

Lost Hills

 

Full Size ImageBlackwells Corners, "World's Largest Parking Lot"  
 

Other articles: California Highway 33 at Blackwells Corners  

Blackwells Corners

Blackwells Corners
  Polonio Pass

Locations: Cholame Valley.
Full Size ImageView west on California Highway 46 into Cholame Valley  

 

Other articles: Cholame Road at CA 41/46  

Junction: Cholame Valley Road, south to … … wherever …

Other articles: Cholame Road at CA 41/46  

Junction: Cholame Valley Road, north to Parkfield.

Other articles: California Highway 41 Cholame Valley  

Junction: California Highway 41, east to Fresno.

Other articles: California Highway 41 Cholame

Locations: Cholame.
Full Size ImageJack Ranch Café and James Dean Memorial at Cholame, CA.  

Cholame

 

Other articles: California Highway 41 Shandon  

Junction: California Highway 41, west to Atascadero.
 
Paso Robles below …

Other articles: River Road 60000  

Junction: River Road
  Salinas River Bridge

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at CA Hwy 46 East  

Junction: US Highway 101, North

This junction is at 24th Street in Paso Robles. California Highway 46 follows the route of US Highway 101 south to the exit west just south of Paso Robles.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 Paso Robles

Locations: Paso Robles.  

Paso Robles

 

Locations: Paso Robles.
Full Size ImageRejuvenated Hot Spring After San Simeon Earthquake.  

 
  Paso Robles above …

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at CA Hwy 46 West  

Junction: US Highway 101, South through Atascadero to San Luis Obispo and Los Angeles.

Full Size ImageEarthquake cracks on California Highway 46.  
 

Other articles: Field Notes 20051224050
Full Size ImageFault scarp along CA Highway 46.  

We stopped along California Highway 46 for a view of Morro Rock and Morro Bay. But the winter sun was against us, and the photo very difficult. On the opposite side of the highway, the winter sun was lighting up this fault scarp that places Franciscan Formation above some Miocene sediments.

Other articles: California Highway 1 at CA Hwy 46  

Junction: California Highway 1, north to Cambria, Big Sur, and Monterey, south to Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo.
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Lofgren, B. E., and R. L. Klausing. 1969. Land Subsidence due to Ground-Water Withdrawal [in the] Tulare-Wasco Area, California. Geological Survey Processional Paper 437-B. 1969. {TAS-pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 3/21/2017 9:11:08 AM