A Lost Lake

A Lost Lake (HM1KRU)

Location: , CA San Bernardino County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.596', W 116° 6.195'

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The dry lake bed before you was once part of ancient Lake Mojave. During the last ice age, a cooler and wetter climate produced the Mojave River. It flowed inland about 150 miles from the San Bernardino Mountains, until its waters became trapped here in this basin. An abundant animal and plant community thrived in and around the ancient lake.

As the climate became warmer and drier, the rivers and lakes eventually dried up, exposing the remaining sediments to the wind. Sand and dust began to blow across the landscape, leaving behind this lost lake.
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HM NumberHM1KRU
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Placed ByMojave National Preserve, National Parks Service, and U.S. Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 581688 N 3889298
Decimal Degrees35.14326667, -116.10325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.596', W 116° 6.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 35.76" N, 116° 6' 11.7" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Paul Tiberius Rd, CA , US
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