360° VR Panoramas of the Deserts of Southern California
The High Desert
Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California

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Spring wildflowers in Stoddard Valley

Spring wildflowers in Stoddard Valley

Stoddard Valley, near Barstow, was bright with spring wildflowers on my second wilflower trip of 2005.

south of Barstow, California

Date photographed: March 3, 2005
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Near Old Woman Spring, stormy evening

Near Old Woman Spring, stormy evening

Thus is where my van broke down on my way to photograph desert wildflowers. I spent the night in Victorville, got it fixed, but then had to head home. The next weekend I had another, unrelated, breakdown in Redlands, but managed to continue onwards after half a day delay.

eeast of Lucern Valley, California

Date photographed: February 24, 2005
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No Trespassing at Old Woman Springs

No Trespassing at Old Woman Springs

Old Woman Springs is on private property

Lucerne Valley, California

Date photographed: April 25, 2010
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Low density urbanization in Johnson Valley

Low density urbanization in Johnson Valley

Johnson Valley in the high desert of Los Angeles County, has thinly scattered development of ultra low-rent housing.

Johnson Valley, California

Date photographed: March 3, 2005
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Post office at the center of Landers

Post office at the center of Landers

Landers is known fo just one thing, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake in 1992. Despite being the largest in the US in 40 years little damage was done.

landers, California

Date photographed: March 3, 2005
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Sawtooth Canyon Campground

Sawtooth Canyon Campground


south of Barstow, California

Date photographed: November 8, 2016

Climbing rocks in Sawtooth Canyon

Climbing rocks in Sawtooth Canyon


south of Barstow, California

Date photographed: November 8, 2016

King Clone creosote bush rings

King Clone creosote bush rings


east of Lucerne Valley, California

Date photographed: November 8, 2016

Cushenbury Springs

Cushenbury Springs


south of Lucerne Valley, California

Date photographed: November 8, 2016

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