Historic California Posts, Camps,Station
Keeler Peak Radar Annex
The subject site is located in the Inyo
Mountains about 15 miles east of Lone Pine and 28 miles southeast
of Independence in Inyo County, California. The site is accessible
from Highway 190
at the town of Keeler via 12 miles of a steep and narrow dirt
A total of 1,440 acres of public domain land was acquired from
the Department of Interior, by use permit dated 1 November 1951
and amended 24 March 1952.
The site was designated Keeler Peak Radar Annex. The area was
used by Edwards Air Force Base for a radar site. No improvements
were reported to have been constructed on the land.
On 31 October 1953, the use permit for
the 1,440 acre site was retransferred to the Department of Interior,
Bureau of Land Management.
Source: Los District, US
Army Corps of Engineers
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