Sunday, May 29, 2011

Map of Alturas City images

Map of Alturas City Images

Map of Alturas City Area

Map of Alturas Geography Area
Alturas (formerly, Dorris Bridge, Dorris' Bridge, and Dorrisville) is the canton bench of Modoc County, California, United States. Alturas is amid on the Pit River, east of the centermost of Modoc County, at an acclivity of 4370 anxiety (1332 m). As the canton seat, the boondocks is a home to bounded government offices, including a California Highway Patrol appointment and a accompaniment Department of Motor Vehicles office. Modoc Subdivision clue of the Union Pacific Railroad, and the Lake Canton Railroad, (of Lake County, Oregon) serve the area.

Alturas straddles the Arctic Fork of the Pit River, abreast its assemblage with the South Fork in the arctic end of South Fork Valley, in the acute northeastern bend of California at 41°29′14″N 120°32′33″W. The alpine Warner Mountains lie to the east, the wetlands and agrarian rice fields of South Fork Valley to the south, and the all-encompassing Modoc Plateau to the north.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the burghal has a absolute breadth of 2.2 aboveboard afar (5.7 km²) and none of it is covered by water.