Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 190  
 

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  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.

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   Nov. 1984;

Locations: Towne Pass.
Full Size ImageTownes Pass in the snow.  

Townes Pass

 

Other articles:
• Wildrose Road:   at California Highway 190;  

Junction: Wildrose Road

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   Nov. 1984;

Locations: Stovepipe Wells.
Full Size ImageGroup picture before leaving Death Valley  

Stovepipe Wells

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Sand dunes at Stovepipe Wells.
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Sand dunes at Stovepipe Wells in the early morning.
 

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

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  November 1980;

Locations: Zabriskie Point.
Full Size ImageThe view from Zabriskie Point.  

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
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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/9/2021 10:35:15 AM