Near Lone Pine in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Location. 36° 19.851′ N, 117° 44.715′ W. Marker is near Lone Pine, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on California Route 190, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lone Pine CA 93545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darwin (approx. 4.2 miles away); Padre Crowley Point (approx. 11 miles away); Cerro Gordo (approx. 12.7 miles away); Keeler (approx. 13 miles away); Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Program (approx. 14.5 miles away); Owens Lake Silver-Lead Furnace (approx. 16.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Just Where is U2’s Joshua Tree?. On that second day of shooting as the band and Corbijn drove along California State Route 190 (the highway that bisects Death Valley National Park from west to east) about 21 km (13 mi) southeast of the village of Keeler just before the park’s west gate the group spotted a lone Joshua tree in the desert a short distance south of the road – unusual, as Joshua trees usually grow in groves. This would be the iconic tree that graced the album cover, although oddly enough not on the front of album, which (Submitted on March 24, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 24, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.