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 Encyclopedia: San Joaquin Valley
The eight-county San Joaquin Valley is the part of the Central Valley of California that lies south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in Stockton.
Valley Fever derives its name from its discovery in the San Joaquin Valley of California, where it was also referred to as "San Joaquin Valley fever", "desert fever", or "desert rheumatism".
Valley Fever is prevalent in the San Joaquin and Central Valleys of California, and in the hot, desert regions of southern Arizona (especially in the Phoenix and Tucson areas), southern Nevada, southern Utah, southern New Mexico, western Texas (especially around El Paso), and Mexico (in the states of Sonora and Chihuahua).
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 Encyclopedia topic: San Joaquin Valley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The San Joaquin Valley is home to some institutes of higher education, the most well-known probably being Fresno State (additional info and facts about Fresno State) and University of the Pacific (additional info and facts about University of the Pacific).
The dust bowl migrants to the San Joaquin Valley are one of the more well-known groups in the Central Valley, in part due to the novel The Grapes of Wrath (additional info and facts about The Grapes of Wrath), and the movie based on the book.
The San Joaquin Valley is transversed by Interstate 5 (additional info and facts about Interstate 5) and state highway 99 (additional info and facts about state highway 99).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/san_joaquin_valley.htm   (802 words)

  
 Healthopedia.com - Valley Fever (San Joaquin Valley Fever, Coccidioidomycosis)
Valley fever is an infection, usually in the lungs, caused by the fungus Coccidioides immitis.
Valley fever may cause a range of mild symptoms, and a mild lung infection.
Valley fever is caused by a fungus that thrives in the soil.
www.healthopedia.com /valley-fever   (297 words)

  
 ipedia.com: California Central Valley Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bounded by the Cascade Range to the north, the Sierra Nevada to the east, the Tehachapi Mountains to the south, and the Coast Range and San Francisco Bay to the west, this very large valley is a vast agricultural region drained by the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
The northern area (north of the Mokelumne River and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta) is called the Sacramento Valley; the southern area is called the San Joaquin Valley.
The Central Valley Project was formed in 1935 to redistribute and store water for agricultural and municipal purposes with dams and canals.
www.ipedia.com /california_central_valley.html   (209 words)

  
 AllRefer Health - Coccidioidomycosis (Coccidiosis, San Joaquin Valley Fever, Valley Fever)
AllRefer Health - Coccidioidomycosis (Coccidiosis, San Joaquin Valley Fever, Valley Fever)
Alternate Names : Coccidiosis, San Joaquin Valley Fever, Valley Fever
Coccidiodomycosis is a disease caused by the spores of the fungus, Coccidioides immitis.
health.allrefer.com /health/coccidioidomycosis-info.html   (497 words)

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