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Pinto Mountain Fault - Joshua Tree, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 34° 07.711 W 116° 02.334
11S E 588623 N 3776822
Quick Description: Located next to the Oasis Visitor Center within Joshua Tree National Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/4/2018 11:54:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMYE2X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "Water rising to the surface along a portion of the Pinto Mountain Faultl has allowed the formation of the Oasis of Mara. The oasis is home to plants and animals who lives depend on the presence of water at or near the surface.

For hundreds of years Native Americans used the oasis as a camp and trading spot. Water attached miners and ranchers to the oasis in the late 1800s. Over the years water levels have varied with earthquake activity.

A walk around this 1/2-mile (.8 km) trail will introduce you to the natural and cultural history of the oasis as well as the management of this unique resource."
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Access fee (In local currency): .00

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Public Transport available: no

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Website reference: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
No specific requirements, just have fun visiting the waymark.
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