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Title
Badwater in Death Valley
Alternative Title
Works Progress Administration Photo Collection
Creator
Frashers Inc
Date Created and/or Issued
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
Badwater in Death Valley 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. The mountains are in the distance and have snow at the tops. In summer it is typical for the temperature to reach 120 degrees during the day.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00073659
Works Progress Administration Collection
WPA 9133 4x5
CARL0000077150
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/3094
Subject
Mountains--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Snow--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Animals--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Plants--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Pools--Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
Works Progress Administration Collection photographs

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