Central Mojave Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointEdgar Peak (7162 ft/2183 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,555 sq mi / 4,028 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent50 mi / 81 km North-South
55 mi / 88 km East-West
Center Lat/Long34° 45' N; 115° 45' W
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Map of Central Mojave Ranges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Mojave Ranges.
Mojave Desert RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northwest Mojave RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kingston RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Clark Range-Ivanpah MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         McCullough RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         New York MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eldorado-Newberry MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Mojave RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Mojave RangesLevel 5
         Southeast Mojave RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Mojave Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Edgar Peak71622183 
2.Mitchell Point70472148 
3.Fountain Peak69882130 
4.Granite Mountain67622061 
5.Granite Mountain Benchmark67392054 
6.Cornfield Spring Peak66402024 
7.Providence Benchmark66112015 
8.Decaying Molar Peak6398+1950+ 
9.Silver Peak6365+1940+ 
10.Peak 605060501844 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Central Mojave Ranges

Mitchell Point
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Mitchel Point from the south (2015-11-05). Photo by Greg Gerlach.
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Granite Mountain
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Looking at Granite Mountain from the south. The pinnacle in the center is 1832 m (6010'). The high point is about 500' beyond the pinnacle to the right that has clouds blowing over it (2020-04-18). Photo by Bill Carpenter.
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Kelso Dunes High Point
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The Kelso Dunes (2015-02-07). Photo by John Morrow.
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Amboy Crater
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Amboy Crater from the well-beaten trail (2022-01-16). Photo by Joseph Hirniak.
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