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Subject: Southern California, High Desert (California), Colorado Desert, Palm Springs, California, List of mountain ranges of the Lower Colorado River Valley
Collection: Blythe, California, Coachella Valley, Colorado Desert, Deserts of California, Deserts of the Lower Colorado River Valley, Geography of Imperial County, California, Geography of Riverside County, California, Geography of San Bernardino County, California, Geography of San Diego County, California, Geography of Southern California, Imperial Valley, Indio, California, Inland Empire (California), Palm Springs, California, Regions of California, Southern California
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Low Desert

The Low Desert: the Colorado Desert near Palm Springs, California.

The Low Desert is a common name for one the Deserts of California regional areas, that includes the Colorado Desert and Yuha Desert in the Southern California portion of the Sonoran Desert. It is distinguished in biogeography from the adjacent northern High Desert or Mojave Desert by latitude, elevation, climate, and native plant communities.[1]


  • Communities 1
  • Parks 2
    • Wildlife refuges and wilderness areas 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4


The cities and towns in the Low Desert include:


Wildlife refuges and wilderness areas

See also


  1. ^ Deserts at California Natural Resources Agency web site

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