Eastern Mojave Vegetation View west across County Ponds.  


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  California, Mono County, County Ponds
Photographed 5 October 2013.

The brown hump in the left middleground is Black Point, a surtseyan volcano. The snow covered peak in the center is Mount Warren, with Lee Vining Peak at left, and Mount Gilcrest at right. The broad plateau below Mount Warren is a likely relict terrain from the relatively recent Sierran uplift. I have heard it called the “Warren Bench.” However, GNIS does not supply a name for this feature, but does recognize a “Warren Bench” to the south, just west of Big Pine, California.

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  • Forest Road 02N108, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, California: at ponds.
  • Field Notes: 5 Oct 2013.

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