• Kelso Mountain

    Mojave

    National Preserve California

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Springs & Seeps: Soda Lake North (1:24,000)

ZZYZX SPRINGS
MC Spring, Soda Springs
MOJA Spring IDs:
SOLA1, 2
General Location: Zzyzx
Elevation:
251 - 290 m
History: NA
Hydrogeology:
NA
Type of spring:
Helocrene
Vegetation: Cattails
Animal Use:
bighorn sheep
Aquatic biota:
Mosquito Fish, Mohave Tui Chub
Ephemeral:
No
Discharge:
< 1 l/m
Water quality: Water quality: MC Spring: DO: 8.18 mg/l, pH: 8.84, Conductivity: 4.6 (mS/cm), TDS: 2.4 g/l, Salinity: 2.5 (0/00)
Site Condition: moderately disturbed
Type of disturbance: recreation, diversion, road construction (Soda Spring)
Type of infrastructure/diversion: Artifical lake; Desert Studies Center
Photos:
Yes

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