Mohave Desert


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Mohave Desert

Mohave Desert

n
(Placename) another name for Mojave Desert

Mo•ja′ve

(or Mo•ha′ve) Des′ert

(moʊˈhɑ vi)
n.
a desert in S California: part of the Great Basin. ab. 15,000 sq. mi. (38,850 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mohave Desert - a desert area in southern California and western ArizonaMohave Desert - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
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They spent time in the Mohave Desert at night, working out how they could silhouette a lion, warthog and meerkat against a full moon, to re-create it in a warehouse in LA.
Nick Fury is seen responding to a crisis at the Joint Dark Energy Mission facility in the Mohave Desert. The signage on the building calls the facility a joint effort between Nasa, S.H.I.E.L.D, and Project Pegasus.
Sure, there are fun reactive targets that you can buy from Champion for not a lot of money, but these pieces of steel brought back memories of plinking with my family in the Mohave desert. In fact, I continued using them to practice ahead of placing first in my class during the 2005 NRA Lever Action Rifle Silhouette Championships.
At age 41, with a fused back and a Mohave Desert of PGA and life disappointments, the Tiger is once again on a tear.
A long drive through the Mohave Desert, passing the intriguingly named Bagdad Cafe, we arrived at Barstow which is the main stopping point for anyone travelling off Route 66 to the amazing city of Las Vegas.
Construction started on a $1-billion solar power generating station in the Mohave Desert that officials say will make sufficient electricity to power around 80,000 California homes when it is finished in 2016.
What is the name for the lowest and driest area of the Mohave Desert in East California?
In 2011, Yates had set an unofficial electric racing motorcycle record in the Mohave Mile, going at 190.6 miles per hour and had also last year broken another record by flying over the Mohave Desert in a custom aircraft at 202.6 mph, completely shattering the previous 175 mph one, the report added.
By the time they finish, Alasdair and Sarah will have passed the Mohave desert, climbed the high Sierras and come close to the volcanoes of Mt Shasta and Mt Hood.
Historically, Forrest Bryant Johnson has done a great service for those who want to know more about the Mohave Desert. He has brought to life a history of the past by using the camel to tell the story.
JOHN WRIGHT HAD been crossing the Mohave Desert on a regular basis when it finally struck him that he needed to improve the accommodations for his dogs.