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  Death Valley National Park (U.S. National Park Service)
Death Valley Scotty told everyone that he built this castle in the hidden canyons of Death Valley.
Death Valley is generally sunny, dry, and clear throughout the year.
The highest mountain in Death Valley National Park is 11,049 foot Telescope Peak.
www.nps.gov /deva   (429 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park - Areaparks.com
This valley is also a land of subtle beauties: Morning light creeping across the eroded badlands of Zabriskie Point to strike Manly Beacon, the setting sun and lengthening shadows on the Sand Dunes at Stovepipe Wells, and the colors of myriad wildflowers on the golden hills above Harmony Borax on a warm spring day.
Death Valley is a treasure trove of scientific information about the ancient Earth and about the forces still working to shape our modern world.
Death Valley is a land of extremes, and much more.
deathvalley.areaparks.com   (212 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park (DesertUSA)
Death Valley is one of the hottest places on earth, attaining the second-highest temperature ever recorded, 134 degrees F. in 1913.
Death Valley was named by gold-seekers, some of whom died crossing the valley during the 1849 California gold rush.
Death Valley's visitor centers, contact stations, and museums are accessible to all visitors.
www.desertusa.com /dv/du_dvpmain.html   (1782 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park
Photo tour of the remote Eureka sand dunes in the Eureka Valley, northern Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley is infamous as a place of heat, salt, and bad water, but it is the freshwater springs that allows for the life here.
As the glaciers retreated from the Sierra Nevada at the end of the last ice age, Death Valley became a lake filled with abundant water and life.
digital-desert.com /death-valley-national-park   (1028 words)

  
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Death Valley National Park is a land of extremes and subtle beauties.
The park covers 5,219 mi² (13,518 km²), encompassing Saline Valley, a large part of Panamint Valley, almost all of Death Valley, and parts of several mountain ranges.
www.tourstounitedstates.com /tours-to-usa-national-parks/death-valley-national-park.html   (352 words)

  
 Death Valley Chamber of Commerce
Perhaps the best known artist in Death Valley territory is famed ballerina Marta Becket of the Amargosa Opera House.
The Death Valley 49ers encampment in November brings artists from all over the West to participate in their Western Art Show.
Rhyolite was the most ambitious city that flourished during the boomtown era of Death Valley.
www.deathvalleychamber.org /history/history.htm   (356 words)

  
 Death Valley Chamber of Commerce
Come with us and we will show you why people flock to experience the wonders of Death Valley.
Surrounding Death Valley National Park are other fabulous places to explore.
In Death Valley Junction you will discover a treasure of the desert in Marta Becket and her world famous opera house.
www.deathvalleychamber.org /places/places.htm   (303 words)

  
 Deeath Valley
Die Landschaft ist eher öde und als wir im Death Valley ankommen erleben wir die erste Überraschung, es regnet und ist eher kalt.
Da es sehr diesig / wolkig ist, sieht man nicht viel vom Death Valley.
Es macht nicht wirklich spaß im Death Valley und wir haben es uns anders vorgestellt.
www.andree-neumann.de /usa2005/html/20_9_2005.html   (620 words)

  
  Death Valley National Park
Death Valley is infamous as a place of heat, salt, and bad water, but it is the freshwater springs that allows for the life here.
This valley is also a land of subtle beauties: Morning light creeping across the eroded badlands of Zabriskie Point to strike Manly Beacon, the setting sun and lengthening shadows on the Sand Dunes at Stovepipe Wells, and the colors of myriad wildflowers on the golden hills above Harmony Borax on a warm spring day.
Death Valley is a treasure trove of scientific information about the ancient Earth and about the forces still working to shape our modern world.
www.digital-desert.com /death-valley-national-park   (1018 words)

  
  Death Valley travel guide - Wikitravel
Death Valley National Park [1] is a United States National Park that is located in the Southern California Desert and in Nevada.
The valley itself is 130 miles (210 km) long, between six and thirteen miles (10-21 km) wide and is surrounded by steep mountain ranges: the Panamint mountains to the west, and the Black, Funeral, and Grapevine mountains to the east.
Death Valley Junction is the closest town outside of Death Valley, about thirty minutes away from the visitor's center it has one hotel, and a theatre.
wikitravel.org /en/Death_Valley   (4244 words)

  
  Death Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Death Valley is a valley in the U.S. state of California, and is the location of the lowest elevation in North America.
This is especially the case in Death Valley, due to the mountains that encircle the valley.
Death Valley is home to the Timbisha tribe, who have inhabited the valley for at least the past 1000 years.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Death_Valley   (649 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Death Valley National Park is a mostly-arid United States National Park located east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Inyo County, California with a small extension and exclave (Devil's Hole) in Nye County, Nevada.
Death Valley is a transitional zone in the northernmost part of the Mojave Desert and is five mountain ranges removed from the Pacific Ocean.
Death Valley is one of the hottest and driest places in North America, yet it is home to over 1,040 species of plants, and 23 species are endemic—found nowhere else in the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Death_Valley_National_Park   (5645 words)

  
 Death Valley - MSN Encarta
Death Valley National Park (established as a national monument, 1933; redesignated a national park, 1994) has an area of 13,648 sq km (5,269 sq mi) and incorporates the valley and surrounding mountains.
The western side of the valley floor is bordered by stunted mesquite, and in a marsh in the northern section a growth of tall, coarse grass is found.
Death Valley is a graben or rift valley—a depressed block of Earth’s crust lying between parallel bordering uplifted and tilted fault-block mountains.
ca.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761573752/Death_Valley.html   (677 words)

  
 Death Valley
Death Valley National Park, established on February 11, 1933, covers almost 3,000 square miles and is a vast natural museum, larger than the Yellowstone National Park.
The floor of the Valley is almost 300 feet below sea level (at Badwater basin) and it is recognized as the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere and one of the hottest places on earth.
Thus the 1849 chapter of Death Valley history is filled with tales of hardship and, in some cases, heroism of these first white people in the area - the ones who in happily crying, "Good-bye, Death Valley", gave the area its name.
www.americanwest.com /deathvalley   (1155 words)

  
 Death Valley
Death Valley is a place of myth, history and stark beauty.
In '97 on my first day in Death Valley in the late afternoon I was facing west, which started to put the foreground dunes into shadow.
Of course, Death Valley is dry — less than 2 inches of rain a year.
www.luminous-landscape.com /locations/death_valley.shtml   (1199 words)

  
 NPCA | Death Valley
In Death Valley National Park, groundwater feeds seeps, springs, and a rare desert river that are crucial for sustaining plant and animal life.
Death Valley also lacks resources to develop strategies to reverse the population decline of the endangered Devil's Hole pupfish, a barometer for the condition of other threatened and endangered aquatic species in the Death Valley region.
Lastly, Death Valley icon Scotty's Castle is in a state of disrepair and funding is desperately needed for cleaning, preservation, and curation of castle furnishings and artifacts.
www.npca.org /pacific/desert/threats/deathvalley.html   (542 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park, California
The Valley is a long, low depression set in largely barren and unpopulated country of desert plains and rocky ridges, east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
High, unvegetated mountains of sombre reddish colour flank the narrow valley on both sides; a few are high enough to have snow for many months of the year.
Devils Hole, a flooded limestone sinkhole, is a small unconnected part of Death Valley National Park, within Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Nevada.
www.americansouthwest.net /california/death_valley/national_park.html   (514 words)

  
 Ted Marcus' Virtual Light Table: Death Valley - Pictures and Travelogue
Death Valley National Park owes its name to a group of pioneers who thought they had found a shortcut to the California Gold Rush in the winter of 1849.
Death Valley can live up to its name if you're foolhardy enough to go there in the height of summer, as some German tourists have been known to do.
Scotty's Castle is the one noteworthy man-made structure in Death Valley.
www.tedsimages.com /text/deserts2.htm   (825 words)

  
 Death Valley, California
Death Valley is a harsh and dramatic landscape, filled with history and legend.
Death Valley Days--On September 30, 1930 listeners were transported back to the pioneering days of the “Twenty Mule Teams” when the “Old Ranger” and cast of “Death Valley Days™” stepped up to the microphones of the NBC Blue Radio Network and into broadcasting history.
Death Valley Chamber of Commerce--The Death Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to come and explore one of the most interesting and captivating places in the whole United States of America.
www.395.com /deathvalley   (1147 words)

  
 Death Valley 2003
I have shot in Death Valley on several previous occasions during the past few years, and likely would not have gone back there again so soon.
My write-up on the eclipse shoot describes that event, but since we spent a total of five days working in the Death Valley area, here is a look at some of the photographs that were produced, and a discussion of some of the locations.
Two other articles and portfolios on Death Valley can be found on this site, one from a shoot there in 1997 and the other from 1999.
www.luminous-landscape.com /locations/death-valley-2003.shtml   (1192 words)

  
 Death Valley National Park Information Page
Death Valley's outstanding natural beauty and scientific importance were first brought to the attention of the National Park Service in the late 20's.
She was called the Queen City of Death Valley and at one time boasted a population of 10,000 people.
During this time of the year, it was extremely cold in the higher elevations of the Nevada desert and, as you might remember, the pioneers were saved from dying of thirst by a snow storm and by sheets of ice on puddles of water.
www.death.valley.national-park.com /info.htm   (6696 words)

  
 NATURE. Life in Death Valley | PBS
From 93 million miles away, the sun fixes its heated gaze on the scorched desert expanse of Death Valley National Park -- the hottest, driest place in North America.
Whereas the animals appear to do everything in their power to avoid the extreme conditions of Death Valley, many visitors are drawn to the park for the sheer challenge.
Death Valley provides clues to life on Mars.
www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/deathvalley   (350 words)

  
 DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Death Valley National Park is the largest National Park in the United States outside of Alaska.
Near the end of The Racetrack Valley road is The Lipincott Mine road to the west, leading down into the Saline Valley : its extremely steep and rocky, with sheer cliffs, excellent views and cool mining ruins...
To the east of Hunter Canyon is the Saline Valley Marsh, with its fresh water and lush mesquite trees, once an important, life supporting spot to the Shoshone and Pauite Indians that inhabited the valley.
www.geocities.com /thetropics/harbor/1714/DeathValley.html   (4936 words)

  
 Death Valley Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to a wonderland that stretches as far as the eye can see—where you can soak up spectacular sunsets and star-filled nights and the only sound you hear is the caw of the raven.
Contact us at the Death Valley Chamber of Commerce for all the information you need.
Check the Death Valley Morning Report by going to www.nps.gov/deva and clicking on Morning Report.
www.deathvalleychamber.org   (578 words)

  
 Death Valley Sehenswürdigkeiten, Aussichtspunkte und Death Valley Fotos - Death Valley sights and Death Valley photos ...
Death Valley Sehenswürdigkeiten, Aussichtspunkte und Death Valley Fotos - Death Valley sights and Death Valley photos - Badwater, Devils Golf Course, Dantes View
Der Death Valley Nationalpark an der Grenze zwischen Nevada und Kalifornien gehört neben dem Yellowstone, den Badlands und dem Big Bend zu den wirklichen Highlights unter den amerikanischen Nationalparks.
Einer der schönsten Aussichtspunkte im Death Valley ist Dante's View hoch oben in den Bergen auf der Ostseite des Tals.
www.usafotos.de /california/death1.htm   (500 words)

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