Biskra Palms, California

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Biskra Palms
Unincorporated community
Biskra Palms is located in California
Biskra Palms
Biskra Palms
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 116°15′11″W / 33.79000°N 116.25306°W / 33.79000; -116.25306Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 116°15′11″W / 33.79000°N 116.25306°W / 33.79000; -116.25306
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
Elevation[1] 95 m (312 ft)

Biskra Palms is an unincorporated community in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 312 feet (95 m).[1] Biskra Palms is located 12.5 miles (20.1 km) east of Cathedral City.[2]

The name was bestowed after palms were imported from the Algerian city of Biskra.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Biskra Palms, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1395. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.