• 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

Did You Know?

photo of mojave mound cactus bloom

Mojave National Preserve was established in 1994 through the California Desert Protection Act. Now managed by the National Park Service, the area was known as the East Mojave Scenic Area, under the Bureau of Land Management.