#FunFactFriday: Did you know that the Spring Mountains are considered a Sky Island? The term “sky island” is used to describe an isolated mountain range with drastic elevation changes and diverse life zones, which is surrounded by a lowland environment “sea”. In our case, the surrounding Mohave Desert isolates the mountain, similar to how oceans isolate pieces of land. In the picture below, you can see the radical changes as you move from the valley floor up to the mighty pine trees.

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