Lake Mojave

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Lake Mojave
Location Mojave Desert
San Bernardino County, California
Coordinates 35°14′28″N 116°04′49″W / 35.24113°N 116.08017°W / 35.24113; -116.08017Coordinates: 35°14′28″N 116°04′49″W / 35.24113°N 116.08017°W / 35.24113; -116.08017
Lake type Glacial lake (former)
Primary inflows Mojave River
Basin countries United States
Surface elevation 288 m (945 ft)
References U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Silver Lake
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Soda Lake

Lake Mojave is an ancient former lake fed by the Mojave River that, through the Holocene, occupied the Silver Lake and Soda Lake basins in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California. Its outlet ultimately emptied into the Colorado River north of Blythe.

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  • USGS (13 January 2004). "Mojave National Preserve: Soda Lake". Geology in the National Parks. U.S. Department of the Interior. Archived from the original on 2007-03-11. Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  • Philip Stoffer (14 January 2004). "Changing Climates and Ancient Lakes" (.html). Desert Landforms and Surface Processes in the Mojave National Preserve and Vicinity. Open-File Report 2004-1007 (USGS, US Department of the Interior). Retrieved 2009-09-12. 
  • Philip Stoffer (14 January 2004). "The Mojave River and Associated Lakes" (.html). Desert Landforms and Surface Processes in the Mojave National Preserve and Vicinity. Open-File Report 2004-1007 (USGS, US Department of the Interior). Retrieved 2009-09-12. 

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