Eastern Mojave Vegetation Benton Crossing Road, Mono County, California  

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  From California Highway 120 near Benton to US Highway 395 in Long Valley.

Other articles:
• California Highway 120:   at Benton Crossing Rd;  

Junction: California Highway 120

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   Coll. No. 615, 27 Jun 2010.;   27 Jun 2010;

Locations: Wildrose Canyon.
Full Size ImageColl. No. 615, Phacelia vallis-mortae  

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Coll. No. 616, Eriastrum diffusum
Wildrose Canyon.



Locations: Banner Springs.  

Banner Springs Ranch


Other articles:
• Deer Spring Road:   at Benton Xing Rd;  

Junction: Deer Spring Road
  Junction: Chidago Canyon Road
  Road changes direction.

Other articles:
• Casa Diablo Mine Road:   at Benton Xing Rd;  

Junction: Casa Diablo Mine Road

Full Size ImageLong Valley from Benton Crossing Road.  
Watterson Summit, elevation 7525 feet.
  Junction: Owens Gorge Road
  Road changes direction.

Other articles:
• Forest Road 3S01:   at Benton Xing;  

Junction: Forest Road 3S01, Watterson Troughs Road.

Other articles:
• Forest Road 3S47:   at Benton Xing Rd;  

Junction: Forest Road 3S47, northwest along the Owens River and then northeast into O'Harrel Canyon.

Locations: Benton Crossing. Owens River.
Full Size ImageOwens River at Benton Crossing Road.  

Cross Owens River.

Other articles:
• Sage Hen Road:   at Benton Crossing Road;  

Junction: Sage Hen Road
  Junction: Pit Road

Locations: Big Alkali Lake.
Full Size ImageBig Alkali Lake, from a small dune on the east side.  

Big Alkali Lake to the northwest of the road.

Locations: Little Alkali Lake.  

Little Alkali Lake to the northwest.

Other articles:
• Whitmore Tubs Road:   at Benton Crossing Rd;  

Junction: Whitmore Tubs Road, north in the direction of Hot Creek and Owens River Road.

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 395:   at Benton Crossing Rd;  

Junction: US Highway 395
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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/10/2024 10:58:54 AM