• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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Springs & Seeps: Crescent Peak (1:24,000)

Indian Spring
MOJA Spring ID:
INSP5
General Location:
Indian Creek
Elevation: 879 m
History: NA
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Seep in a creek bed
Vegetation: none
Animal Use:
burros, bats
Aquatic biota:
bees
Ephemeral:
yes
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
undisturbed
Type of disturbance:
none
Type of infrastructure/diversion:
none
Photos:
No

Juniper Spring
MOJA Spring ID:
CRPE2
General Location:
New York Mountains at state line
Elevation: 1400 m
History:
USFWS wildlife watering site
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
NA
Vegetation:
NA
Animal Use:
NA
Aquatic biota:
NA
Ephemeral:
NA
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
highly disturbed
Type of disturbance:
diversion, excavation
Type of infrastructure/diversion: Cement cache with 6" pool of standing water in spring exclosure. The cement berm installed at excavated site in 2/88. A trough is located at the fork in the drainage approximately 200 yards downstream.
Photos: Yes

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