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Title
Tourists viewing Badwater in Death Valley from their car
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Creator
Frashers Inc
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1939
Publication Information
Federal Writers' Project
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Tourists view Badwater in Death Valley from their stopped car. It is a short drive from Furnace Creek Inn. Badwater is at the lowest point in the Western hemisphere at 280 feet below sea level. The pool has animal and plant life, including the Badwater snail. In summer it is typical for the temperature to reach 120 degrees during the day. Mountains can be seen in the distance.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073717
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 9167 8x10
CARL0000077401
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3099
Subject
Pools--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Automobiles--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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