Shadow Valley

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Shadow Valley is a north to northwest flowing drainage within the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California.[1] A section of Interstate 15 passes through the valley between Mountain Pass and Halloran Springs;[2] the valley drains to the north from the west flank of the Mescal Range, the Ivanpah Mountains and Cima Dome within the Mojave National Preserve.[2] North of I-15 the valley lies between Clark Mountains to the east and Shadow Mountain to the west.[2] To the north of Shadow Mountain, Kingman Wash becomes the main drainage and turns to the west south of the Kingston Range;[2] the Mesquite Mountains and the Mesquite Valley are to the northeast.[3][4]


  1. ^ Feature Detail Report for: Shadow Valley
  2. ^ a b c d Map of the Mojave National Preserve, NPS
  3. ^ Ivanpah, California—Nevada, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1985
  4. ^ Mesquite Lake, California—Nevada, 30x60 Minute Topographic Quadrangle, USGS, 1985

Coordinates: 35°32′51″N 115°43′42″W / 35.54750°N 115.72833°W / 35.54750; -115.72833