Virtual Guidebook to El Camino Real
Southern Carrizo Plain
Carrizo Plain National Monument California


At the south end of the Carrizo Plain the broad flat surfaces end abruptly and the road follows a series of scarps and sag ponds until it reaches the monument boundary and Highway 33/166.



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South end of the Carrizo Plain, near Padrone Canyon

(March 24, 2007)


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Badlands in Padrone Canyon, Temblor Range

(March 24, 2007)


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The Elkhorn Scarp at the south end of the Carrizo Plain

(April 26, 2003)


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Looking north across the Elkhorn Plain

(April 26, 2003)


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Midway up the Elkhorn Grade, between Maricopa and the Carrizo Plain

(April 26, 2003)


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Sag pond on the San Andreas Fault, south end of the Carrizo Plain

(March 20, 2005)


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Grasslands high on the east side of the Temblor Range

(March 24, 2007)


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