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Title
Palm Canyon cactus, Palm Springs
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1937
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
View of a rare type of cactus, but one which is quite common in Palm Canyon, located at the foot of Mt. San Jacinto. Mount San Jacinto, also frequently named San Jacinto Peak, is the highest peak in Riverside County, with an elevation of 10,834 feet. The peak towers over the city of Palm Springs, but is part of the San Jacinto Mountains and lies within Mount San Jacinto State Park. April 28, 1937.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00068968
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 713 4x5
CARL0000072846
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/2369
Subject
Desert plants--California--Palm Springs
Deserts--California--Palm Springs
Cactus--California--Palm Springs
Riverside County (Calif.)
Palm Springs (Calif.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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