Kern River Canyon
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|Kern River Canyon|
Kern River Canyon from SR 178, near the canyon floor. Kern River is visible on the left.
|Location||Kern County, California|
|Floor elevation||800 to 2,400 feet (240 to 730 m)|
|Long-axis length||20 miles (32 km)|
|Width||1 mile (1.6 km) at top|
|Depth||1,500 to 2,000 feet (460 to 610 m)|
|Traversed by||State Route 178|
Kern River Canyon is a canyon in Kern County, California. It is located east of Bakersfield, and connects the San Joaquin Valley with the Kern River Valley. It is traversed by SR 178 (Kern Canyon Road).
- Lee, Charles. An Intensive Study of the Water Resources of a Part of the Owens Valley, California. United States Geological Survey - United States Department of the Interior. Government Printing Office. 1912. Page 49.
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