Searles Valley Minerals, producer of borax, boric acid, soda ash, salt cake, and salt. Owned by Indian company Nirma.
White Mountain (14,252', 4344m), third-tallest in California and tallest peak in a range that extends northward into Nevada. Home to the oldest living thing in the world, a 4,700 year-old bristlecone pine.
Mount Whitney, tallest peak in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and tallest in the USA outside of Alaska. 14,505' or 4421m. It is very rare to see it so snow-free this time of year. As seen from Telescope Peak.