Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert is an arid rain-shadow desert and the driest desert in North America. It is in the , primarily within southeastern and southern , and it occupies 47,877 sq mi, making it the smallest of the North American deserts.The spelling Mojave originates from the Spanish language while the spelling Mohave comes from modern English.
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Mojave Desert

Latitude
35.4167° or 35° 24' 59.9" north
Longitude
-115.5842° or 115° 35' 3" west
Elevation
4308 feet (1313 metres)
Geo­Names ID
5373972

Also Known As

  • Arabic: الصحراء العالية
  • Arabic: صحراء موجيف
  • Arabic: صحراء موهافا
  • Arabic: صحراء موهافي
  • Arabic: صحراء موييف
  • Armenian: Մոհավի (անապատ)
  • Armenian: Մոհավի
  • Azerbaijani: Moxave
  • Basque: Mojave
  • Belarusian: Махавэ
  • Bengali: মোহাভি মরুভূমি
  • Breton: Dezerzh Mojave
  • Bulgarian: Мохаве
  • Catalan: Desert de Mojave
  • Catalan: Desert del Mojave
  • Catalan: Hayikwiir Mat'aar
  • Cebuano: Mojave Desert
  • Chinese: 莫哈維沙漠
  • Chinese: 莫哈韋沙漠
  • Chinese: 莫哈韦沙漠
  • Czech: Mohavská poušť
  • Danish: Mojave-ørkenen
  • Danish: Mojave Desert
  • Danish: Mojaveørkenen
  • Dutch: Mohave Desert
  • Dutch: Mohavewoestijn
  • Dutch: Mojave desert
  • Dutch: Mojavewoestijn
  • English: Mojave
  • Esperanto: Mohave-dezerto
  • Esperanto: Mohave
  • Esperanto: Mojave-Dezerto
  • Estonian: Mojave kõrb
  • Finnish: Mohaven aavikko
  • Finnish: Mojave
  • Finnish: Mojaven aavikko
  • Finnish: Mojaven autiomaa
  • French: Desert des Mojaves
  • French: Désert Mojave
  • French: Désert de Mohave
  • French: Désert de Mojave
  • French: Désert des Mojaves
  • French: Désert du Mojave
  • French: désert des Mojaves
  • Georgian: მოხავეს უდაბნო
  • Georgian: მოჰავეს უდაბნო
  • German: Mohave-Wüste
  • German: Mojave-Wüste
  • German: Mojavewüste
  • Greek: Έρημος Μοχάβι
  • Greek: Μοχάβι
  • Greek: έρημος Μοχάβε
  • Hebrew: מדבר מוהאבי
  • Hindi: मोज़ाबे मरुस्थल
  • Hungarian: Mojave-sivatag
  • Indonesian: Gurun Mojave
  • Indonesian: Gurun Nevada
  • Irish: Gaineamhlach Mojave
  • Italian: Deserto di Mojave
  • Italian: deserto del Mojave
  • Japanese: モハベ砂漠
  • Japanese: モハービ砂漠
  • Japanese: モハーベ砂漠
  • Japanese: モハーヴェ砂漠
  • Kannada: ಮೊಜಾವೆ ಮರುಭೂಮಿ
  • Kazakh: Moxave şöli
  • Kazakh: Мохаве шөлі
  • Kazakh: موحاۆە ٴشولى
  • Kirghiz: Мохаве
  • Korean: 모하비 사막
  • Korean: 모하비사막
  • Latvian: Mohaves tuksnesis
  • Lithuanian: Mohavio dykuma
  • Lithuanian: Mohavių dykuma
  • Lithuanian: Mohavės dykuma
  • Lithuanian: Mojave dykuma
  • Macedonian: Мохаве
  • Malay: Gurun Mojave
  • Malayalam: മൊജാവെ മരുഭൂമി
  • Norwegian: Mojaveørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mohaveørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mojave
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Mojaveørkenen
  • Panjabi: ਮੋਹਾਵੇ ਮਾਰੂਥਲ
  • Persian: بیابان موهاوه
  • Persian: بیابان موهاوی
  • Persian: صحرای موجاوه
  • Persian: صحرای موهاوی
  • Polish: Mojave
  • Portuguese: Deserto de Mojave
  • Portuguese: Deserto do Mojave
  • Romanian: Deşertul mojave
  • Romanian: Deșertul Mojave
  • Russian: Мохава
  • Russian: Мохаве
  • Russian: Пустыня Мохаве
  • Scots: Anialwch Mojave
  • Scottish Gaelic: Fàsach Mhojave
  • Scottish Gaelic: Fàsach Mojave
  • Scottish Gaelic: Mojave Desert
  • Slovak: Hayikwiir Mat'aar
  • Slovak: Mohavská púšť
  • Spanish: Desierto de Mojave
  • Swedish: Mojaveöknen
  • Swedish: Nevadaöknen
  • Tamil: மொகாவி பாலைவனம்
  • Thai: ทะเลทรายโมฮาวี
  • Turkish: Mojave Çölü
  • Ukrainian: Мохаве
  • Urdu: صحرائے موجاو
  • Vietnamese: Hoang mạc Mojave
  • Vietnamese: Sa mạc Mojave
  • Western Panjabi: موجاو
  • Wu Chinese: 莫哈韦沙漠
  • Yoruba: Mojave Desert
  • Yue Chinese: 莫哈韋沙漠
  • Amacabos
  • Amacava
  • Amachaves*
  • Amaguaguas
  • Amahuayas
  • Amajabas
  • Amajavas
  • Amochave*
  • Amohah*
  • Amojaves
  • Amoxami
  • Amoxawi
  • Amuchaba
  • Deserto del Mojave
  • Dilzhay
  • Hamochkhaves
  • Hamoekhave*
  • Hamokaba*
  • Hamokavi
  • Hamokeavi
  • Hamukahava
  • Hardilzhay
  • Hatilshe*
  • Hukwats*
  • Jamajabas
  • Jamajabs
  • Jamajas
  • Jamalas
  • Machaves*
  • Machavis*
  • Macjave
  • Mahaos*
  • Majabos
  • Majave
  • Mohahve
  • Mohavi
  • Mohawa
  • Mohawe
  • Mojaoes
  • Mojaris
  • Mojaur
  • Mokhabas
  • Molxaves
  • Moyave
  • Naksat*
  • Soyopas
  • Tamajabs
  • Tamasabes
  • Tamasabs
  • Tzinamaa
  • Wah muk a hah've
  • Wa makava
  • Wibukapa
  • Wili idahape*
  • Yamagas*
  • Yamajab
  • Yamaya
  • मोहावी मरुस्थल

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