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White Mountains Excursion of Eastern California (Channel Islands Restoration)
White Mountains Excursion of Eastern California (Channel Islands Restoration)
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Sacred Lands - Eastern California - Mindrelic Timelapse
Sacred Lands - Eastern California - Mindrelic Timelapse
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Greater Sage grouse lekking in eastern California
Greater Sage grouse lekking in eastern California
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White Mountains Excursion of Eastern California (Channel Islands Restoration)
White Mountains Excursion of Eastern California (Channel Islands Restoration)
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Log hauling in north eastern California January 2013 3406B CAT engine GoPro
Log hauling in north eastern California January 2013 3406B CAT engine GoPro
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South Eastern California Herping: Sidewinder, Geckos and More
South Eastern California Herping: Sidewinder, Geckos and More
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Adam Sandler Visits University Of North Eastern California - Undeclared: The Complete Series
Adam Sandler Visits University Of North Eastern California - Undeclared: The Complete Series
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Eastern California Heritage Steamer Special through Mina, NV
Eastern California Heritage Steamer Special through Mina, NV
::2012/10/20::
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Ghost Towns of the Eastern California and Western Nevada Desert
Ghost Towns of the Eastern California and Western Nevada Desert
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Eastern California Scenic Drive (US 395)
Eastern California Scenic Drive (US 395)
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Eastern California Vacation
Eastern California Vacation
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Eastern California Descent
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DRYWALL Repair Eastern California CA, Wall & Ceiling Repair Eastern California CA
DRYWALL Repair Eastern California CA, Wall & Ceiling Repair Eastern California CA
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Vaping up high, on Sail Rock, HD Eastern California by Robert Scott
Vaping up high, on Sail Rock, HD Eastern California by Robert Scott
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SP Drag On The Eastern California  RR
SP Drag On The Eastern California RR
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Horsetail waterfalls on June Lake Loop in Eastern Sierra in eastern California
Horsetail waterfalls on June Lake Loop in Eastern Sierra in eastern California
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Mighty.Mammoth..into.Eastern.California
Mighty.Mammoth..into.Eastern.California's.Most.Majestic.Volcano-Geological Insights
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PART II California Trip Fly Fishing Eastern Sierras
PART II California Trip Fly Fishing Eastern Sierras
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Eastern Municipal Water District, Perris, California, United States - Capstone Turbine Corporation
Eastern Municipal Water District, Perris, California, United States - Capstone Turbine Corporation
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Women
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Independence, CA Eastern California Museum and Manzanar Site
Independence, CA Eastern California Museum and Manzanar Site
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Panoramic Movie Scan of Alabana Hills near Lone Pine in Eastern California
Panoramic Movie Scan of Alabana Hills near Lone Pine in Eastern California
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Eastern California Model RR Runbys - 082611
Eastern California Model RR Runbys - 082611
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Eastern California Museum
Eastern California Museum
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Eastern Men
Eastern Men's Lacrosse team takes on California
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Motorcycle ride in eastern California
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gull lake and grant lake drive, North Eastern California
gull lake and grant lake drive, North Eastern California
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Bonus Video - Sticker Guardrail - North Eastern California Near Mammoth (Mono Lake)
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Natural History Of The White-Inyo Range, Eastern California
Natural History Of The White-Inyo Range, Eastern California
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Fault slip model for a portion of the Eastern California shear zone
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Norman Clyde Exhibit (Eastern California Museum)
Norman Clyde Exhibit (Eastern California Museum)
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Eastern California Museum
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Amtrak
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Death Valley  Eastern California.
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Military Transport train in California. Destination Eastern Europe
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Fish On! , Courtright Reservoir, June 15-17, 2012, Eastern Fresno County, California
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Eastern Sierra Hot Springs of California.
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The Mini Flood Aftermath Highland California, Eastern Greater Metropolitan Los Angeles Region
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Why Are California Converters So Expensive? -- Ask the Experts at Eastern Catalytic
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Sierra Nevada Mountains in eastern California
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undisclosed hotspring in eastern california
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Benton Hot Springs and Eastern Sierra Nevada California
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"Abakus California Sunshine" - Eastern Freeway Melbourne Timelapse
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Caister to California, First Eastern Bus.
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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake California Academy of Sciences San Francisco October 2012
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Eastern California Desert Wasteland
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Net Champ - California Wins East
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Welcome to Eastern Plumas County in California
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"EastCal" redirects here. For other uses, see Southern Arizona.
Eastern California
Region
Downtown San Bernardino.jpg
Downtown San Bernardino, anchor of the largest metro area in East California and 12th in the United States.
Country United States
State California
Highest point Mount Whitney
 - location Inyo County
 - elevation 14,505 ft (4,421 m)
 - coordinates 36°34′42.89″N 118°17′31.18″W / 36.5785806°N 118.2919944°W / 36.5785806; -118.2919944
Lowest point Badwater Basin
 - location Inyo County
 - elevation -282 ft (-86 m)
 - coordinates 36°14′23.93″N 116°49′54.16″W / 36.2399806°N 116.8317111°W / 36.2399806; -116.8317111
Timezone Pacific Standard Time
 - summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time
Area code 530, 760, 909, 951
Counties on California's Eastern Border

Eastern California is a region defined as either the strip to the east of the crest of the Sierra Nevada or as the easternmost counties of California in the United States.

Culture and history[edit]

Most of Eastern California does not fit the stereotypes of California and is more related in culture to southeastern Oregon, northwestern Nevada, and western Arizona. Northeastern California is very sparsely populated (except for the area around Lake Tahoe) and tends to be politically conservative, much like the rest of the rural Western United States. However, the counties of San Bernardino and Riverside form the 12th largest metropolitan area of the United States, and the counties of El Dorado, Placer, and Nevada are part of the Greater Sacramento area and are culturally influenced by their respective metropolitan areas.

Historically, Northeastern California has had strong ties to Nevada, with the exact boundary between the two states in some dispute.[1] Residents of portions of near Susanville, California, tried to break away from California in 1856, first by declaring themselves part of the Nataqua Territory[2] and then through annexation to Nevada. The two states further squabbled over ownership of Susanville in 1863. The town of Aurora, Nevada, was temporarily the county seat of both Mono County, California, and Esmeralda County, Nevada. Finally, the line between the two states was settled by a survey in 1872.

Geography[edit]

The easternmost counties of California are:

Cities within this region include San Bernardino, Riverside, Ontario, Roseville, Victorville, Temecula, Palm Springs, Lincoln, El Centro, Barstow, South Lake Tahoe, Susanville, Truckee, Grass Valley, Placerville, and Alturas

Geology[edit]

Because Eastern California is generally in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada or the Transverse Ranges, the climate is extremely dry and can be considered a desert. Indeed, the hottest and lowest area in North America lies in Eastern California: Death Valley.

Geologically, Eastern California is mostly part of the Basin and Range Province, marked by crustal extension, with horsts and grabens. Volcanism is also very evident in this region.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bruce A. Metcalfe. "A Moving Monument". Retrieved 2006-03-28. 
  2. ^ "US395:Lassen County (Susanville to Modoc County Line)". Floodgap Roadgap. Retrieved 2006-04-01. 
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