Ridgecrest, California

What is Ridgecrest, California known for?


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The Museum offers exhibits (Art exhibition) and displays featuring both the natural

and repeaters (broadcast translator) from radio (radio station) and TV stations based in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California) and Bakersfield (Bakersfield, California). The repeaters are operated by the IWV TV Booster. Radio stations in the area include KZFX 93.7 a Classic Rock Format with ABC and California News and weather KSSI (FM) 102.7, broadcasting Rock Music, local news and weather, KLOA (AM) 1240, broadcasting an oldies format, KZIQ 92.7, featuring Adult Contemporary

Music, KRAJ The Heat 100.9 fm, featuring hip hop party rock format, K296AI the 107.1, with KCNV classical music feed. KRCK, "Ridgecrest Radio", went off the air in the 1970s. TV repeater K05FO 5 rebroadcasts KTLA, K35HO-D 35 rebroadcasts KBAK (KBAK-TV). class "wikitable" - ! Translator Call Letters !! B Mountain Channel !! Laurel Mountain Channel !! PSIP !! Station Call Letters !! Network Affiliation ID !! Original Channel !! Signal Quality - K02HY 2


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and activities thumb Wildflowers in Ridgecrest, California (Image:Desert flowers in the Ridgecrest Area.jpg) The most notable feature in the nearby area is the Coso People rock art in Big and Little Petroglyph Canyons. The Coso People were prolific artists and traded with distant tribes using tools crafted of stone. Archeological recovery at coastal Chumash (Chumash people) sites in California indicates considerable trade with the Coso People.

their meat to burn and a dish to share. At some point during the party, a decision was made to deposit the pig at another home for the location of next month's pig party. Coso Rock Art District thumb Archaic abstract curvilinear-style petroglyphs near Ridgecrest, CA (Image:Coso archaic.jpg) '''Coso Rock Art District''', sometimes equated with the '''Big and Little Petroglyph Canyons''' is a site containing over 20,000 Native American petroglyphs

now located within Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, near China Lake (China Lake, Kern County, California) and Ridgecrest, California. In fact, there are several other distinct canyons to the Coso Rock Art District


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. The highway then descends from the mountains to its junction with State Route 14 (State Route 14 (California)). It then proceeds eastward across US 395 (U.S. Route 395 (California)) into the town of Ridgecrest, CA (Ridgecrest, California). The constructed highway ends at the turnoff for the Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark (Trona Pinnacles). digital 13 (VHF (very high frequency)) other_chs K13WJ Morongo Valley, California Morongo Valley


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%) col2 *Median resident age: 35.5 years *California median age: 33.3 years People in group quarters: *987 people in military barracks, etc. *87 people in nursing homes *33 people in other non-institutional group quarters *22 people in state prisons Local features


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stations in the Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) area. That translator currently rebroadcasts KMZT. *'''747 (Area codes 747 and 818)''' - Overlay with 818 (Area codes 747 and 818) on May 18, 2009 *'''760 (Area codes 442 and 760)''' - '''Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)''', Oceanside (Oceanside, California), Bishop (Bishop, California), Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California), Barstow (Barstow, California), El Centro (El Centro, California), Needles, California

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the Inyokern Airport. Ridgecrest is within two hours of the highest (Mount Whitney) and the lowest (Badwater Basin) points in the conterminous U.S. . The highway then descends from the mountains to its junction with State Route 14 (State Route 14 (California)). It then proceeds eastward across US 395 (U.S. Route 395 (California)) into the town of Ridgecrest, CA (Ridgecrest, California). The constructed highway ends at the turnoff for the Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark (Trona Pinnacles). digital 13 (VHF (very high frequency)) other_chs K13WJ Morongo Valley (Morongo Valley, California) K50HV Daggett (Daggett, California) K18FH Twentynine Palms (Twentynine Palms, California) K13NF Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) K49AA Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) subchannels 13.1 MyNetworkTV 13.2 Bounce TV


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and the cultural history and diversity (Biodiversity) of the Northern Mojave Desert (Mojave Desert) with exhibits of plants, animals, Native American (Native Americans in the United States) artifacts, geology and contemporary arts and crafts. Naval Air Weapons Station

Ridgecrest, California

'''Ridgecrest''' is a city in Kern County (Kern County, California), California, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 395 in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS, or China Lake). The population was 27,616 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), up from 24,927 at the 2000 census (2000 United States Census). The city of Ridgecrest is a largely "company" oriented (China Lake, above) community big enough to provide plenty of schools, shopping and health care. It was incorporated as a city in 1963.

Ridgecrest is surrounded by four mountain ranges; the Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada (U.S.)) on the west, the Cosos (Coso Range) on the north, the Argus Range on the east, and the El Paso Mountains on the south. It is approximately from both Bakersfield and San Bernardino, the three nearest major urban centers. Air travel in and out of the city is provided through the Inyokern Airport.

Ridgecrest is within two hours of the highest (Mount Whitney) and the lowest (Badwater Basin) points in the conterminous U.S.

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