Posts Tagged ‘Joshua Tree National Park’

  • Joshua Tree National Park

    Posted in North America | April 9, 2010
    Joshua Tree National Park is located in the Southern Californian Desert (Riverside and san Bernardino Counties) in the United States. Previously a US National Movement, Joshua Tree National Park was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 1984 and a National Park in 1994. The park covers a total area of 7,89,745 acres and encompasses areas of Mojave and Colorado Deserts. The park gets its name from the distinctive Joshua Tree. The park is governed by the National Park Service. Geography: Features of the two desert areas are mainly determined by altitudinal factor. Colorado Desert, which encompasses the eastern part of the park has an altitude of below 910 metres. Little San Bernardino Mountains are located in the southwestern edge of the park. Mojave  [...]
  • California National Parks

    Posted in North America | March 29, 2010
    There are seven California National Parks. Golden Gate National Park Golden Gate National Park is one of the seven California National Parks. The park has chronicled 200 years of history. The park is reminiscent of Native American culture, Spanish Empire Frontier, and the Mexican republic. It has also seen the maritime history, California Gold Rush, evolution of coastal fortifications, and the development of San Francisco. Joshua Tree National Park This park offers spectacular views. On close examination, the park reveals a splendid variety of flora and fauna. The land has been shaped by strong winds, torrential rain, and extreme weather. Starry nights and unbelievable geological features make the park more enticing. Wildflower season commences  [...]