Avawatz Mountains facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAvawatz Mountains
Seen from the north, in Death Valley
|Elevation||1,872.7 m (6,144 ft)|
|District||San Bernardino County|
|Topo map||USGS Sheep Creek Spring|
The name "Avawatz" is derived from the Mohave Indian term "Avi-Ahwat", or "red rock". An alternative theory holds that the name comes from the Southern Paiute word iva-wätz, meaning "white mountain sheep."
Part of the Avawatz Mountain range lies in the National Training Center, which is part of the Fort Irwin Military Reservation, and is closed to the public.
The Avawatz Mountains reach an elevation of 1,872.7 meters (6,144 ft).
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