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Salton Sea

Salton Sea

The Salton Sea is the largest lake in California. It was created as an accident in the early 1900s as engineers were diverting water from the Colorado River. At the lake's deepest point it is 5 feet higher in elevation than Death Valley (230' below sea level).

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