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Abandoned, decaying, and partially submerged building at Salton Sea Beach | by slworking2
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Abandoned, decaying, and partially submerged building at Salton Sea Beach

Once a hot real estate market in the 1950's and 1960's, property surrounding the Salton Sea is now some of the cheapest real estate available in southern California.

 

The Salton Sea was once a popular place for boating, swimming, fishing, etc., but an increase in the salt level of the water caused large numbers of fish to die and the water became foul. This, in addition to a couple of hurricanes in the 1970's, caused the communities surrounding the sea to deteriorate.

 

ngm.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/0502/feature5/fulltext.html

 

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Taken on May 24, 2008