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Title
Salton Sea, West Shore, looking southeast
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1958
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
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
Title supplied by cataloger.
At 220 feet below sea level, the Salton Sea is an inland saline lake that covers a surface area of approximately 376 square miles. In the early 1800s, Salton Sea was mainly a salt mining location, in the 1920s it became somewhat of a tourist attraction due to its water recreation and the waterfowl that were attracted to this area.
Aerial view of the Salton Sea west shore; view is looking southeast. The area looks completely barren with a road, either Highway 111 of Highway 86, running across bottom right corner. A thin line leads to the shoreline, and to the left is an outlined rectangular area. Photograph dated January 28, 1958.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;11 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00101702
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 472-16
CARL0005153146
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/6407
Subject
Roads--California, Southern
Lakes--California--Salton Sea
Salton Sea (Calif.)--Aerial views
Salton Sea (Calif.)
Aerial photographs

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