6320' (1926 m)

General Topographic Description

Portulaca Point (5MT10709) is in the south central portion of the Indian Camp Ranch Archaeological District on the northwestern face of a north-to-south trending ridge. This ridge drops away gently to the east but rises to a higher ridge and then drops more dramatically to the west, overlooking a wide shallow drainage with a large surface water catchment.

Perennial Water Source(s)

McElmo Creek, 2470 m to the south, is the only permanent water source in the area.


Alkalai Canyon 450 m to the west or Crow Canyon 520 m east.

Water-Impoundment Features