Eastern Mojave Vegetation U. S. Highway 20  
 

Tom Schweich  

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Yellowstone National Park
Literature Cited
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Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 101:   at Newport;  

Newport

Junction: US Highway 101

 

   

Albany

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Interstate 5:   at US Hwy 20;  

Junction: US I-5.

Other articles:
• US Highway 97:   at US Hwy 20;  

Junction: US Highway 97

 

   

Bend

 

 

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 395:   at US Hwy 20 West;  

Riley

Junction US Hwy 395 South

 

   

Burns

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 395:   at US Hwy 20 East;  

Junction US Hwy 395 North

 

   

Juntura

 

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 20:   at East end of Malheur Gorge;

Locations: Malheur Gorge.  

The Malheur Gorge is west (down) from here.
  Junction Pole Creek Road

Literature Cited:
- Hooper, P. R., G. B. Binger, and K. R. Lees., 2002.

Other articles:
• Steens Mountain Loop Road:  50001;  

Hooper, Binger and Lees (2002) used geochemical data to show that the Steens Basalt correlates with the Lower Pole Creek unit of the Basalt of Malheur Gorge. This means that the present Steens Mountain was over or near to the Yellowstone hot spot at 16 M.a.

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 20:   at West end of Malheur Gorge;

Locations: Malheur Gorge.  

The Malheur Gorge is to the west (up).
  Harper

 

   

Vale

 
  Junction: Oregon Highway 201, south along the Snake River and eventually turning east into Idaho.

 

 

Locations: Nyssa.  

Nyssa

 
  Oregon above ...
Idaho below

Other articles:
• U. S. Highway 95:  20000;  

Junction: US Highway 95, north to US I-84.

Other articles:
• US I-84:   at Exit 26;  

Junction: US Interstate 84, at its Exit 26.

The routes of US Highways 20 and 26 follow I-84 for three miles, then exit east into Boise.

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• US I-84:  Exit 54;  

Junction: US Interstate 84

Other articles:
• US I-84:   at Exit 95;  

Junction: US Interstate 84, at its Exit 95.

 

 

Locations: Camas Prairie.  

Camas Prairie

Fairfield, Idaho, in the Camas Prairie.

Other articles:
• Idaho Hwy 75:   at US 20;  

Junction: Idaho Highway 75, north into the Sawtooth

Other articles:
• US Hwy 26:   near Carey;
• U. S. Highway 93:  at US Hwy 20;  

Junction: US Highway 26, US Highway 93, south to Shoshone.

 

   

Carey

 

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   3 Sept 2018;

Locations: Craters of the Moon National Monument.
Full Size ImageOverlook of Craters of the Moon.  

Craters of the Moon National Monument

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Inferno Cone.
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Landscape of basalt volcanic field.
 

Full Size ImageEntry into Arco.  
 

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   3 Sept 2018;

Locations: Arco.
Full Size ImageNumber Hill in Arco.  

Arco

Junction: US Highway 93, north to Challis.
  Junction: Idaho Highway 33, north then east.

Other articles:
• US Hwy 26:   at US 20 E;  

Junction: US Highway 26, southeast to I-15 at Blackfoot.

Locations: Middle Butte.
Full Size ImageMiddle Butte south of US Highway 20.  

Middle Butte south of US Highway 20.

Locations: East Butte.
Full Size ImageEast Butte south of US Highway 20.  

East Butte south of US Highway 20.

 

 

Other articles:
• Interstate 15:   at Exit 118;

Locations: Idaho Falls.  

Idaho Falls

Junction: US Interstate 15, West Broadway, to US Highway 26.

US Highway 20 is concurrent with US Interstate 15 for one Exit north.

  Junction: US Interstate 15, Grandview Drive

US Highway 20 is concurrent with US Interstate 15 for one exit south.

  Idaho above
Montana below

Other articles:
• West Entrance Road:  West Entrance;  

Junction: West Entrance Road
Yellowstone National Park below

 

 

 

Locations: Yellowstone National Park.  

Yellowstone National Park

U. S. Highways do not carry signage in Yellowstone National Park.

Other articles:
• East Entrance Road:  205000;  

Yellowstone National Park above

Junction: East Entrance Road

 

   

Cody

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   15 Aug 2011;
Full Size ImageBig Horn River in Thermopolis
Full Size ImageHot springs terrace beside the Big Horn River  

Junction: Park St., across the Big Horn River to the hot springs.

 

 

Other articles:
• Field Notes:   15 Aug 2011;

Locations: Thermopolis.
Full Size ImageBNSF depot in Thermopolis  

Thermopolis

Junction:
  • Broadway St.
  • Wyoming Highway 120
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    Other articles:
    • US Hwy 26:   in Shoshoni;  

    Shoshoni

    Junction: US Highway 26, west to Riverton and then Jackson, or jointly east to Caspar.

     

       

    Caspar

     

    Other articles:
    • US Interstate 25:   at Exit 185;  

    Junction: Curtis Street, access to US Interstate 25.
      Wyoming above
    Nebraska below
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    Iowa below
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    Illinois below
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    Indiana below
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    Ohio below
      Ohio above
    Penmsylvania below
      Pennsylvania above
    New York below
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    Massachusetts below

     

       

    Boston

     
      Junction: Massachusetts Route 2

     

     

       

    Literature Cited

      A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
      Hooper, P. R., G. B. Binger, and K. R. Lees. 2002. Ages of the Steens and Columbia River flood basalts and their relationship to extension-related calc-alkalic volcanism in eastern Oregon. GSA Bulletin. 114(1):43-50.
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    Date and time this article was prepared: 5/23/2020 4:47:01 PM