Eastern Mojave Vegetation U. S. Interstate 10  

Tom Schweich  

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 U. S. Interstate 10 goes from the Pacific coast in Santa Monica, California to Jacksonville, Florida.



Other articles: California Highway 1 at I-10  

Santa Monica

Junction: California Highway 1

Other articles: U. S. Highway 101 at I-5 I-10 U. S. Interstate 5 80000  

Junction: Interstate 5, north to Sacramento, Portland, and Seattle, or southeast to Santa Ana; your choice!
  Monterey Park, Western Boundary of San Gabriel Valley.



Literature Cited:
- Yeats, Robert S., 2004.

Locations: San Gabriel Valley.  

San Gabriel Valley

The San Gabriel Valley is a Pliocene-Pleistocene Transverse Ranges structure bounded by the San Gabriel Mountains on the north, the San Jose and Puente Hills on the east, and the Repetto and Montebello Hills on the west.
  San Gabriel River.
  Junction: US Interstate 605
  San Jose Hills. Eastern Boundary of San Gabriel Valley.

Other articles: Interstate 15 at US I-10  

Junction: Interstate 15, north to Canada by way of Montana, or south to San Diego.

Other articles: California Highway 18 at US I-10  

Junction: California Highway 18, to Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake.

Literature Cited:
- Allen, Clarence R., 1957.

Locations: San Gorgonio Pass.  




Locations: Banning.  



Other articles: California Highway 111 at US I-10  

Junction: California Highway 111, to Palm Springs, the Salton Sea, and Calexico.





Other articles: CA Hwy 62 at US I-10  

Junction: California Highway 62, north Morongo Valley, Joshua Tree, and Twenty-Nine Palms.

Literature Cited:
- Dorsey, Rebecca J., 2010.

Locations: Salton Trough.  

To the southeast, US I-10 enters the Salton Trough.

Other articles: Ramon Road at US I-10  

Exit 130: Bob Hope Drive and Ramon Road.

The east-west Ramon Road gives access to Thousand Palms Canyon 4.8 miles to the east.

  Exit 139: Varner Road

Alternate exit for Biskra Palms, to the north.

Other articles: Monroe St. at US I10

Locations: Biskra Palms.  

Exit 142: Monroe Street

Exit for Biskra Palms, to the north.

Other articles: California State Route 86 at I-10  

Exit 145: California State Route 86, south along the west side of the Salton Sea to near Calexico.



Locations: Indio.  



Other articles: Box Canyon Road at US I-10 Cottonwood Springs Road at US I-10  

  • Cottonwood Springs Road, north into Joshua Tree National Monument.
  • Box Canyon Road, west into the Coachella Valley at Mecca.

Literature Cited:
- Dorsey, Rebecca J., 2010.

Locations: Salton Trough.  

To the west, US I-10 enters the Salton Trough.

Literature Cited:
- Barth, Andrew P., Joseph L. Wooden, Carl E. Jacobson, and Kelly Probst, 2004.

Locations: McCoy Mountains.  

McCoy Mountains, north of US I-10.

The McCoy Mountains are composed of the McCoy Mountains Formation, > 7 km of fluvial sediments, representing a retroarc foreland basin, deposited behind the active evolving Cretaceous Cordilleran continental margin magmatic arc that lay to the west and in the foreland of the actively deforming Cretaceous Maria fold-and-thrust belt (Barth, Andrew P., et al, 2004).

Other articles: California Highway 78 at US I-10 Neighbours Blvd. at US I-10  

Junction: California Highway 78 “Neighbours Boulevard,” south to the Imperial Valley.



Literature Cited:
- Poulson, Simon R., and Barbara E. John, 2003.

Other articles: Field Notes September 21, 2000

Locations: Blythe.  



Other articles: U. S. Highway 95 Blythe  

Junction: US Highway 95, North to Las Vegas, and Canada by way of Idaho.
  California above
Arizona below



Other articles: Arizona Highway 95 in Quartzsite U. S. Highway 95 Quartzsite

Locations: Quartzite.  


Junction: US Highway 95, South to Yuma.

Other articles: US Highway 60 at I10  

Junction: US Highway 60, to Phoenix by way of Wickenburg.



Other articles: US Interstate 17 Phoenix  


Exit 143: Junction: US Interstate 17, north to Flagstaff.

Locations: Sacaton Mountains.  

The Sacaton Mountains to the southwest. Strudley, Murray, and Haff (2006) use the Sacaton Mountains as an example of a location with pediment passes.



Casa Grande


Other articles: Arizona Highway 87 at US I-10  

Exit 211: Arizona Highway 87

Other articles: Catalina Highway at Tanque Verde  

Exit 256: Grant Road, east to Tanque Verde Rd., and then Catalina Highway.



Locations: Tucson.
Full Size ImageView of Tucson from Tumamoc Hill.  





Locations: Benson.  



Other articles: North Pomerene Road at US I-10  

Exit 306: N. Pomerance Road, AZ Hwy 76

Access north to North Cascabel Road along the San Pedro River.

  Rest Area
  Texas Summit

Locations: Little Dragoon Mountains.  

Little Dragoon Mountains to the north.
  Cross Big Draw

Other articles: North Johnson Road at US I-10

Locations: Johnson.  

Exit 322, Johnson Road

Johnson, to the north.

There is a single collection of Frasera albomarginata from near Johnson, Cochise County, Arizona.

Other articles: US Highway 191 at US I-10  

Junction: US Highway 191, south to Douglas.

Other articles: South Taylor Road at US I-10 US I-10 Business Exit 336  

Exit 336: South Taylor Road, just west of Wilcox.
  • For Muleshoe Road, take South Taylor Road north to Airport Road, then turn west pn Airport Road 12 miles to the intersection of Muleshoe Road and 3 Links Road.
  • For the Chiricahua Mountains, take US I-10 Business into the center of Wilcox, and turn right on Arizona Highway 186.





Other articles: Arizona Highway 186 at US I-10  

Exit 340:
  • Arizona Highway 186, southeast, grazing the west side of the Chiricahua Mountains.
  • Rex Allen Drive, local street in Willcox.

Other articles: US I-10 Business Exit 344  

  • US I-10 Business, for any business in Wilcox.
  • N. Haskell Ave., as they call this street hereabouts.

Other articles: US Highway 191 at US I-10  

Junction: US Highway 191, north to Safford
  Arizona above
New Mexico below

Other articles: US Interstate 25 at US I-10  

Exit 144: Interstate 25, north through Colorado to Interstate 90 at Buffalo, Wyoming.
  New Mexico above
Texas below
  Jacksonville, Florida

Junction: US Interstate 95




Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Allen, Clarence R. 1957. San Andreas Fault Zone in San Gorgonio Pass, Southern California. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 68(3):315-350. {TAS}
  Barth, Andrew P., Joseph L. Wooden, Carl E. Jacobson, and Kelly Probst. 2004. U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry of the McCoy Mountains Formation, southeastern Califronia: A Cretaceous retroarc foreland basin. GSA Bulletin. 116(1/2):142-153. {TAS-pdf}
  Dorsey, Rebecca J. 2010. Sedimentation and crustal recycling along an active oblique-rift margin: Salton Trough and northern Gulf of California. Geology. 38(5):443-446. {TAS-pdf}
  Poulson, Simon R., and Barbara E. John. 2003. Stable isotope and trace element geochemistry of the basal Bouse Formation carbonate, southwestern United States: Implications for the Pliocene uplift history of the Colorado Plateau. GSA Bulletin. 115(4):434-444. {TAS-pdf}
  Yeats, Robert S. 2004. Tectonics of the San Gabriel Basin and surroundings, southern California. GSA Bulletin. 116(9/10):1158-1182. {TAS-pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 3/31/2020 1:46:41 PM