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Title
Bad water in the Amargosa River, 279 feet below sea level, in Death Valley, ca.1900-1950
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1900/1950
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of bad water in the Amargosa River, 279 feet below sea level, in Death Valley, ca.1900-1950. The silhouettes of two men can be seen to the right of center and to the left of a crouched man. The men are visible standing in front of a body of water, while mud and sediment can be seen in the foreground. Flat, open land is visible beyond the water and in front of mountains in the background.
Type
image
Format
1 photograph : photoprint, b&w
21 x 26 cm.
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m20821
USC-1-1-1-14249 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-45887
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m20821
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-45887.jpg
Subject
Natural features--Parks--Death Valley
Parks
Deserts
Mountains
Canyons
Time Period
circa 1900/1950
Place
California
USA
deserts: Death Valley
Source
45887 [Accession number]
CHS-45887 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m15009

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