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Muroc
Former settlement
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 2,283 ft (696 m)

Muroc (also, Rogers, Rod, Yucca, and Rodriguez) is a former settlement in Kern County, California in the Mojave Desert.

It was located on Rogers Dry Lake 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Edwards, at an elevation of 2283 feet (696 m).

Muroc still appeared on maps as of 1942. Muroc's site is now on Edwards Air Force Base.

A post office operated at Muroc from 1910 to 1951. The name honors early settlers Ralph and Clifford Corum — their surname spelled backwards is "Muroc".


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