Mojave Trails National Monument
|Mojave Trails National Monument|
Cadiz Dunes, Mojave Trails NM
|Location||San Bernardino County, California, U.S.|
|Area||1,600,000 acres (650,000 ha)|
|Authorized||February 12, 2016 (2016-Feb-12)|
|Governing body||Bureau of Land Management|
|Website||Mojave Trails National Monument|
Mojave Trails National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located in the state of California between Interstates 15 and 40. It partially surrounds the Mojave National Preserve. The focal point of the new preserve is the remote and nearly pristine Cadiz Dunes that formed from the sand of dry lake beds. It was designated by President Obama on February 12, 2016 along with Castle Mountains National Monument and Sand to Snow National Monument. It is under the control of the Bureau of Land Management.
- Sahagun, Louis (February 11, 2016). "Obama creates 3 new national monuments to protect 1.8 million acres of California desert". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
- A Monumental Addition in California
- Eilperin, Juliet. "The Washington Post" (February 12, 2016). Retrieved February 12, 2016.
- Bureau of Land Management: Official Mojave Trails National Monument website
- U.S. Dept. of Interior.gov: Map of Mojave Trails National Monument — with wilderness areas.
- Photo album for Mojave Trails NM by BLM.
- Media related to Mojave Trails National Monument at Wikimedia Commons
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