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overview of the cultural resources of the Western Mojave Desert

E. Gary Stickel

overview of the cultural resources of the Western Mojave Desert

by E. Gary Stickel

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Published by The Program in Riverside, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural property -- Protection -- California -- Mohave Desert,
  • Historic sites -- California -- Mohave Desert,
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.) -- Antiquities,
  • Mojave Desert (Calif.) -- History, Local

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby E. Gary Stickel and Lois J. Weinman-Roberts ; with sections by Rainer Berger and Pare Hopa ; prepared for the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, California Desert Planning Program ; Eric W. Ritter, general editor
    SeriesCultural resources publications
    ContributionsRoberts, Lois W., 1932-, Ritter, Eric W, California Desert Planning Program (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 350 p. :
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13604140M

    Desert People and Cultures Links to Their Stories. During the past century, investigators have been solving one of the great mysteries of the North American continent: Who built the spectacular, prehistoric* cliff dwellings and other ancient structures scattered throughout the American Southwest? Get this from a library! Goffs & its schoolhouse: the historic cultural center of the East Mojave desert. [Dennis G Casebier] -- The desert town of Goffs began in as a siding on the Southern Pacific Railway, then became a junction when the Nevada Southern was built to serve the mining towns to the north. In a school.

    Cedarville, California – Founded in as a stopping place for wagon trains, Cedarville, with a population of people, is also the western gateway to the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. This remote town hosts two intact pay phones. One phone is located on Main Street between the post office and the drugstore, () , and the other is at the seldom used airport, () . An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Cultural resources inventory of the central Mojave and Colorado Desert regions, California Item Preview.

      Desert solitude in Southern California. Singing sand dunes, cinder cone volcanoes, a large Joshua tree forest, and carpets of spring wildflowers are all found within this million-acre park. A visit to its canyons, mountains, and mesas will reveal long-abandoned mines, homesteads, and rock-walled military outposts. Hiking the Mojave Desert The Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mojave National Preserve (Book): Digonnet, Michel J. F.: THE THIRD LARGEST DESERT PARK in the country, Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert. Part of the celebrated Great Basin province, it is a spellbinding region of mighty .


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Overview of the cultural resources of the Western Mojave Desert by E. Gary Stickel Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Overview of the Cultural Resources of the Western Mojave Desert. By E. Gary Stickel and Lois J. Weinman-Roberts. With Sections by Rainer Berger and Pare Hopa Eric W.

Ritter, General Editor United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management Riverside, California |. Get this from a library. An overview of the cultural resources of the Western Mojave Desert.

[E Gary Stickel; Lois W Roberts; Eric W Ritter; California Desert Planning Program (U.S.); United States. Bureau of Land Management.]. An overview of the cultural resources of the Western Mojave Desert by Stickel, E.

Gary (Edwin Gary) ; Roberts, Lois W., ; Ritter, Eric W ; California Desert Planning Program (U.S.) ; United : Mojave Desert, arid region of southeastern California and portions of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, was named for the Mojave people.

The Mojave Desert occupies more t square miles (65, square km) and joins the Sonoran, Great Basin, and Chihuahuan deserts in forming the North American Mojave extends from the Sierra Nevada range to the. Mojave, also spelled Mohave, Yuman-speaking North American Indian farmers of the Mojave Desert who traditionally resided along the lower Colorado River in what are now the U.S.

states of Arizona and California and in Mexico. This valley was a patch of green surrounded by barren desert and was subject to an annual flood that left a large deposit of fertile silt. Mojave tribal peoples were concentrated along the Colorado River and the Mojave trail became their main trading route.

When explorer Father Francis Garces traveled across the Mojave Desert, inhe was met by members of the Mojave Tribe. Other intrepid explorers would follow Garces, including Jedediah Smith in and John Fremont in From the Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association.

Map of mile detour around Mojave Road closure. Click image to download. [Chris S. Ervin ] A s of Apthe National Park Service has closed the Mojave Road between Mile and in the Mojave National Preserve.

This closure is due to a washout on the old. The Mojave Desert (/ m oʊ ˈ h ɑː v i, m ə-/ moh-HAH-vee, mə-; Mohave: Hayikwiir Mat'aar) is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America.

It is in the Southwestern United States, primarily within southeastern California and southern Nevada, and it occup sq mi (, km 2).Small areas also extend into Utah and Arizona. Its boundaries are generally. The West Mojave Desert Ecological Reserve is an approximat acre property.

The dominant vegetation is burro-weed, with creosote bush also abundant though not as evenly distributed. Other plants present are cheese bush, beavertail cactus, desert marigold, and the desert. TRIBAL OFFICES Location Merriman Avenue Needles, CA p () f () Joshua Tree National Park is an American national park in southeastern California, east of Los Angeles and San Bernardino, near Palm park is named for the Joshua trees (Yucca brevifolia) native to the Mojave ally declared a national monument inJoshua Tree was redesignated as a national park in when the U.S.

Congress passed the California Desert. Mojave Desert Heritage and Cultural Association conserve the natural and cultural history of the Mojave Desert region for the purpose of preserving and sharing these resources in perpetuity.

historic photograph collection, historic map collection, electronic data archive, desert book collection, Goffs Schoolhouse National Register. The Mojave Desert occupies a large part of southeastern California including Death Valley and Joshua Tree National Parks) and a portion of western Arizona.

It is one of the four major deserts in the North America (the other three being the Reviews: Cultural Resources Publications-Archaeology; Publisher Cultural Resources Publications (Riverside, CA) Document Type book Language English Location NPS (WR-RR), Harrison St, San Francisco, CA tDAR ID Cultural Resources Inventory of the Central Mojave and Colorado Desert Regions, California: Cultural Resource Field Inventory of the Turtle Mountains, Bristol / Cadiz and Palen Planning Units.

Dennis Gallegos, J. Cook, E. Davis, G. Lowe, E. Norris, J. The library stands on the grounds of the acre Goffs Cultural Center. The new building is a state-of-the-art, climate controlled repository designed to process, protect, and make available to the research community a unique, extensive and ever-increasing volume of gathered materials pertaining to Mojave Desert history, the Mojave Desert Archives.

THE THIRD LARGEST DESERT PARK in the country, Mojave National Preserve protects million acres of spectacular arid lands at the heart of the Mojave Desert.

Part of the celebrated Great Basin province, it is a spellbinding region of mighty mountain ranges rising thousands of feet above vast inland s: the western Mojave Desert are described as valley floors, playas, interior mountains, and foothills/upper slopes of flanking mountain ranges (Sutton ).

The boundaries of Sutton’s () western Mojave Desert study area, which were also adopted by Knight (), circumscribe a great triangle with one point situated on Interstate 5 near. The Mojave Desert, which lies between the Great Basin Desert in the north and the Sonoran Desert in the south, covers an estimated – km2 of the south-western United States and includes parts of the states of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and California, with the amount of land mass dependent on the definition (Fig.

1; Rowlands et al., ; McNab and Avers. The number of wells in the Eastern Desert is also greater than in the Western Desert (McBurney ). Given the numerous caves and rock shelters in the area, a continuous human occupation should be expected.

A brief summary of the key findings of this The Documentation of the Cultural Heritage of the Bedouins of South Sinai project aims. Mojave Desert Indians - Historic Desert Indian Territories Map: Indian Culture (Owens Valley Paiute, Tubatulabal, Western Mono, Yokuts) Other Social Customs.

Other social customs such as marriage, birth, naming, etc., will be found described in Kroeber, and Steward, There is little point in giving these data here as.Mojave or Mohave Desert, c, sq mi (38, sq km), region of low, barren mountains and flat valleys, 2, to 5, ft (–1, m) high, S Calif.; part of the Great Basin of the United States.

It is bordered on the N and W by the Sierra Nevada and the .Evidence of wickiups and pit houses has been found in two sites in the western Mojave Desert (Sutton et al. ). In the Owens Valley, sites dating from 1, to BP (identified in regional chronologies as the Haiwee Period) show evidence of more sedentary groups with semi-subterranean houses.