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Panamint Range, Death Valley National Park

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The Panamint Range is a short rugged fault-block mountain range on the northern edge of the Mojave Desert, in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County, California, United States.GeographyThe range runs north-south for approximately through Inyo County, forming the western wall of Death Valley and separating it from the Panamint Valley to the west. The range is part of the Basin and Range Province, at the western end of the Great Basin.The highest peak in the range is Telescope Peak with an elevation of.FeaturesBoth Mount Whitney and Badwater Basin in Death Valley are visible from some points on the Panamint Range, making it the only location where one can simultaneously see both the highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States.The historic mining community of Ballarat, now a ghost town, is on the western side of the Panamint Range. The Wildrose Charcoal Kilns ruins are near Wildrose Canyon in the northern area.
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  • The Panamint mountains give an entirely different, additional impression of death Valley. They are barren and have different colors depending on the position of the Sun. Should you see
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  • Coming to death Valley from Olancha, Panamint valley it is possible to look at and admire the Boulder field of the Panamint Mountains. Are mountains with layers of rocks of different colors. Even more beautiful at sunset
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  • Though we spent much of our time in the Death Valley, we stayed @ the Panamint motel. For what was visable from there the hues of blues/ grays, reds and sand changed with the passing clouds and dusk a...  more »