Elk Hills, a United States naval petroleum reserve in southern California. The reserve is in Kern County, near Bakersfield. Some of the oil fields are privately owned. The navy, however, regulates all drilling activity. The reserve was involved in the Teapot Dome Scandal of the 1920's.
You Might Also Like
Washington, a state in the western United States. It is part of the region known as the Pacific Northwest and is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, Idaho, and the Canadian province of British Columbia.
California, a state in the western United States. It is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, and Mexico and stretches along the Pacific Ocean for roughly 800 miles (1,300 km).