Eastern Mojave Vegetation Cima Dome, San Bernardino County, California.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Radar Ridge.

Deeply weathered granitic batholith, major and often-discussed physiographic feature in the eastern Mojave Desert. Northwest of Cima, and south of Interstate 15.

Elevation: 5745ft, 1751m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Eastern Mojave Geology -- A Botanist's View: about pediments
  • Summaries of Literature About the Mid Hills.: 50100

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Davis, William Morris. 1933. Granitic domes of the Mohave Desert, California. Transactions of the San Diego Society of Natural History. VII(20):211-258. San Diego, CA: San Diego Society of Natural History, 1933. {TAS}
  • Sharp, R. P. 1954. The nature of Cima Dome [Part 8]. pp. 49-52 in Jahns, R. H. (ed.). Geology of southern California. 68(3):49-52.
  • Sharp, Robert P. 1957. Geomorphology of Cima Dome, Mojave Desert, California. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 68(3):273-290. {TAS}
  • Strudley, Mark W., A. Brad Murray, and P. K. Haff. 2006. Emergence of pediments, tors, and piedmont junctions from a bedrock weathering-regolith thickness feedback. Geology. 34(10):805-808. {TAS-pdf}
  • Vasek, F. C., and M. G. Barbour. 1988. Mojave Desert scrub vegetation. pp. pp. 835-868 in Barbour, Michael G., and Jack Major. 1988. Terrestrial Vegetation of California, New Expanded Edition. Special Publication Number 9.. 1988. {TAS}

Species collected at or near this location:


Yucca brevifolia Engelm. Joshua Tree

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Date and time this article was prepared:9:24:07 AM, 3/21/2017.