Panamint Range


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Panamint Range

(păn`əmĭnt), rugged fault-block mountains, SE Calif., near the Nev. line. Telescope Peak (11,045 ft/3,367 m high) is the tallest peak. The range forms the western boundary of Death Valley; to the west of the range is Panamint Valley.
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One very quick hour later, we're standing on the peak, looking at the Sierras to the west and the Panamint Range to the east, the cold wind whipping at us from every direction.
Stone arches at the edge of the deck framed the distant spine of the Panamint Range, 11,049-foot Telescope Peak crowned by a rich blanket of snow.
In a California Division of Mines report (McAllister, 1955), I came across a reference to wulfenite and cerussite at the Shirley Ann claim, a small oxidized lead-copper deposit near the north end of the Panamint Range, just west of Death Valley National Monument.
Specifically, it lies along the western flank of the Panamint Range, which forms the western boundary of Death Valley.
The semiarid Panamint Range of southeastern California has such miniscule annual stream power that tectonic landforms persist for millions of years.
It is here, luxuriating in the waters, that guests can watch the sun set behind the Panamint Range, observe a moonrise behind the Amargosas, and soak up the reassuring stillness of the desert in late afternoon and evening.
The Briggs Mine is located at the foot of the Panamint Range in Southern Inyo County, 35 road miles northeast of the town of Trona, Calif.
Once you've driven more than 180 miles north of Los Angeles on Highway 395, you've got another 100 miles of winding road through the Panamint Range to reach Furnace Creek, the park's social hub.
All of this at a time when local Panamint Shoshone Indians still moved to their mountain hunting villages in the Panamint Range during summer, and many locals still lived in makeshift quarters.
From the top of 11,049-foot Telescope Peak in the Panamint Range, the floor of Death Valley spreads out almost 2 miles below.
2 million-ounce McDonald gold project in Montana through permit completion and bankable feasibility; 2) conduct exploration drilling on the company's Panamint Range properties near the Briggs Mine, with the intent of expanding the gold reserves, and 3) conduct exploration on its exciting gold-bearing properties in Para State in Brazil," said Richard H.