Eastern Mojave Vegetation Walker Pass on a windy Spring afternoon.  
 

 

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  Walker Pass on a windy Spring afternoon.
The historical plaque at Walker Pass reads as follows:

Walker's Pass

Discovered by Joseph R. Walker, American trail-blazer, who left the San Joaquin Valley through this pass in 1834. This area was traversed by topographer Edward M. Kern, after whom the Kern River was named, while accompanying the Fremont expedition of 1845. After 1860 it became a mining freight route to Owens Valley.

Dedicated April 25, 1937. Marker placed by Bakersfield Parlor No. 42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No. N.S.G.W., Kern County Chamber of Commerce. State registered landmark No. 99.

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