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Salton Sea - California | by herobyday
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Salton Sea - California

The Salton Sea is a saline, endorheic rift lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault. The lake occupies the lowest elevations of the Salton Sink in the Colorado Desert of Riverside and Imperial County in Southern California. Like Death Valley, it is located below sea level, with the current surface of the Salton Sea at 226 ft (69 m) below sea level. The deepest area of the sea is 5 ft (1.5 m) higher than the lowest point of Death Valley


Once i heard about this amazing place i just had to see it for myself. Lucky my favorite flickr group was taking a trip out there and it was a perfect chance for me to explore this wasteland. The place did not disappoint. with temperatures over 100 degrees it made it tough at points but we drudged on. It was amazing time and experience with my flickr peeps. Thanks for joits for once again letting me use his awesome tokina wide angle which helped a ton.

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Taken on May 30, 2009