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Mojave Desert

Photo: James Marvin Phelps, Milky Way over the Desert

The Mojave Desert is bordered by the Great Basin Desert to its north and the Sonoran Desert to its south and east. Topographical boundaries include the Tehachapi Mountains to the west, and the San Gabriel Mountains and San Bernardino Mountains to the south.

The Mojave Desert is often referred to as the “high desert”, in contrast to the “low desert”, the Sonoran Desert to the south.

Parks and Protected Areas
Main pages: Category:Protected areas of the Mojave Desert and Category:Protected areas of the Mojave Desert
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve
Arthur B. Ripley Desert Woodland State Park
Death Valley National Park
Desert National Wildlife Refuge (Nevada)
Joshua Tree National Park
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Mojave National Preserve
Providence Mountains State Recreation Area
Red Cliffs National Conservation Area (Utah)
Red Rock Canyon State Park
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area (Nevada)
Saddleback Butte State Park
Snow Canyon State Park (Utah)

Mojave Desert



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Death Valley National Park

Joshua Tree National Park

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Desert National Wildlife Refuge

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