Bodie Hills

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Bodie Hills
Bodie Hills is located in California
Bodie Hills
Location of Bodie Hills in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation 2,871 m (9,419 ft)
Geography
Country United States
State California
District Mono County
Range coordinates 38°15′21″N 119°05′24″W / 38.2558°N 119.0901°W / 38.2558; -119.0901Coordinates: 38°15′21″N 119°05′24″W / 38.2558°N 119.0901°W / 38.2558; -119.0901
Topo map USGS Dome Hill

The Bodie Hills are a low mountain range in Mono County, California, is where the mining district and town of Bodie, California is located.[1] The Hills are between Bridgeport and the Nevada border, where they become the Bodie Mountains in Mineral County, Nevada. The Sierra Nevada (U.S.) Range towers to the west.

Early Native American peoples of the Mono tribe and Northern Paiute people inhabited this locale and engaged in trade with distant coastal tribes such as the Chumash in Southern California.[2]

Bodie State Historic Park[edit]

The mining town of Bodie, California is now in Bodie State Historic Park, a preserved ghost town, designated a National Historic Landmark and a park within the California Department of Parks and Recreation system in 1963 for public touring.[3] Roads to Bodie and it beyond allow ease of exploring the Bodie Mountains.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bodie Hills". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  2. ^ C.M. Hogan, 2008
  3. ^ http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=509 . accessed 6/24/2010
  • Bodie Hills, Mono County, California (2008) [1]
  • C.Michael Hogan (2008) Morro Creek, The Megalithic Portal, ed. by A. Burnham [2]

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