• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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Springs & Seeps: Joshua (1:24,000)

CLARK COMPLEX (CLK)
Clark lower, mid, between mid and upper, upper
MOJA Spring ID(s):
MIHI10-13
General Location: New York Mountains West Side
Elevation: 1445 – 1583 m
History: NA
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
NA
Vegetation:
grasses
Animal Use:
NA
Aquatic biota:
NA
Ephemeral:
NA
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
undisturbed
Type of disturbance:
none
Type of infrastructure/diversion:
none
Photos: No

Sacaton Spring
MOJA Spring ID:
JOSH1
General Location:
New York Mountains West
Elevation:
1238 m
History: NA
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Seep
Vegetation:
Willows
Animal Use:
burros
Aquatic biota:
NA
Ephemeral:
Wet probably most years
Discharge:
NA
Water quality:
NA
Site Condition:
highly disturbed
Type of disturbance:
livestock, diversion, springbox
Type of infrastructure/diversion: The developed pool can hold about 25 gallon of storage. Rebar burro-fencing surrounds this pool/seep. An old spring box with unreachable water at the bottom is found upslope of fenced spring among a clump of willows. Two abandoned troughs are found downstream of spring source. No visible piping.
Photos: Yes

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photo of joshua trees

The Joshua tree forest along Cima Road is the largest in the world. Hike the Teutonia Peak trail to get a better look at the Joshua trees. More...