California Desert Byways
Includes Owens Valley, Death Valley, Mojave Preserve, Joshua Tree, and Anza-Borrego
Remote valleys, rock-art sites, Joshua trees, and sagebrush await adventurers. Huegel presents 57 trips for the whole family: beautiful and historic backroads in California's arid lands, from the Owens Valley to the Mexican border. The freshly-revised second edition introduces seven new trips and updates all existing routes. Detailed descriptions, full-page maps, and photographs, plus icons that indicate features of each trip: biking, wildlife viewing, camping, hiking, historic sites, and more.
Detailed descriptions are augmented with at-a-glance icons, full-page maps, and photographs. In a handy, glovebox-size format, Byways guides are the ideal travel companions.
Enjoy the map of 1910 issued by the State Mining Bureau featuring the many mineral deposits of Southern California. This map is divided into four easy to read sections.
The details of Inyo County are outstanding as shown on the map of 1883. The interesting text accompanying this map has been included.
The gemstone site locations have been compiled from many sources and detailed on a modern USGS planometric map. Many sites are may be found east of Owens Lake. The desert area of Southeastern California should be a rockhounds delight.
Map identifies locations of: gold and silver, actinolite, agate, amethyst, andesite, apatite, autunite, aragonite, azurite, anglesite, barite, beryl, bornite, bloodstone, calcite, chalcopyrite, chalcedony, chert, chrysocolla, dumortierite, epidote, feldspar, flourite, fossils, garnet, geodes, hematite, ilmenite, kyanite, jade, jadeite, jasper, limonite, magnetite, malachite, obsidian, olivine, onyx, opal, opalite, petrified palm, petrified wood, psilomelane, quartz, realgar, rhodochrosite, rhodonite, rhyolite, siderite, scheelite, schist, serpentine, stibnite, sphalerite, sphalerite, wollastone, wulfenite, travertine, tourmaline, and turquoise.
California Coastal Byways
Roads to adventure from the Oregon border to the San Diego area
Discover breath-taking drop-offs, incredible beaches, and historic towns. This book covers trips from the Klamath and North Coast Ranges to Big Sur, Los Angeles, and San Diego at the Mexican border.
50 adventure drives each with its own full-page map. Detailed descriptions are augmented with at-a-glance icons, full-page maps, and photographs. In a handy, glovebox-size format, Byways guides are the ideal travel companions.
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