Death Valley


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Death Valley

An arid desert basin of eastern California and western Nevada. Its lowest point is 86 m (282 ft) below sea level.

Death Valley

n
(Placename) a desert valley in E California and W Nevada: the lowest, hottest, and driest area of the US. Lowest point: 86 m (282 ft) below sea level. Area: about 3885 sq km (1500 sq miles)

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n.
an arid basin in E California and S Nevada: lowest land in North America. ab. 1500 sq. mi. (3900 sq. km); 280 ft. (85 m) below sea level.
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Noun1.Death Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern NevadaDeath Valley - a desert area that is part of the Mojave Desert in eastern California and southwestern Nevada; contains the lowest point in North America
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Battle Born State, Nevada, NV, Sagebrush State, Silver State - a state in the southwestern United States
Mohave Desert, Mojave Desert, Mohave, Mojave - a desert area in southern California and western Arizona
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One instant he was astride a broncho and flying through the fairy-colored Painted Desert country; the next instant he was gazing down through shimmering heat into the whited sepulchre of Death Valley, or pulling an oar on a freezing ocean where great ice islands towered and glistened in the sun.
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America National Parks" series (each program is available in both DVD and Blu-ray formats), California Redwoods to Death Valley showcases a diversity of national parks and historic sites in California, including Redwoods National and State Parks, Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Sand to Snow National Monument, Cesar Chavez National Monument, Pinnacles National Park, Channel Island national Park and much more.
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For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the Earth.
The Death Valley National Park is located in the South California Desert in Nevada and the ride will take in 420km of breathtaking mountain ranges, jaw dropping views and the bright lights of Las Vegas from November 7 to 14 next year.
A SOLIHULL daredevil has helped raise PS50,000 for charity by leading a team on a cycle ride across Death Valley - the planet's hottest place.
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Wellington, July 12 ( ANI ): Death Valley National Park's rangers have requested its visitors not to fry eggs on the ground, after one employee posted a video of an egg being cooked in the desert sun.
The small town in California's Death Valley sweltered in a mere 53.