1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://geology.about.com/library/bl/peaks/blcavemtn.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Cave Mountain, California, USA


Photo courtesy of Craig Adkins. (fair use policy)

Cave Mountain looms over Interstate 15 in the heart of the Mojave Desert, not far from the town of Baker. It does have caves, but they are more like rock shelters than true caverns, which form by dissolving limestone deep underground at the water table. The Mojave River has its headwaters nearby.

For a closer view of this wonderful desert, see the Joshua Tree National Park photo-tour and the California desert gallery.

Back to the Gallery of Peaks

Subscribe to the Newsletter
Name
Email

Explore Geology
By Category
    geologyGeologyeducationEducationaf50415461001511a08155092f553a5f930003ebbc01bd06http://geology.about.comod526F6F74453terminatedAndrew Aldengeologyguide3Dk000G5zNIP11970-01-0110/od/index.htm0526F6F741approved/od
  1. About.com
  2. Education
  3. Geology

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.