Tag: salton sea

  • Salton Sea Beach-Vision of the Apocalypse

    written by kdstevens on 2009-09-30 in #world #locations
    Salton Sea Beach-Vision of the Apocalypse

    Set in a stark and barren landscape in the deserts of Southern California the Salton Sea was created by an environmental disaster in 1905 when the Colorado River overflowed its banks and flowed across the desert and into the Salton Sink, a prehistoric lakebed. By the time the river was contained, nearly two years later, the lake covered an area of about 376 square miles. Today, another environmental disaster is killing the lake along with the dreams of those who live there.

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  • LC-A Goes To: The California Desert

    written by thelefties on 2014-06-08 in #world #locations
    LC-A Goes To: The California Desert

    The LC-A loves the California desert. Vintage film and vintage camera bring out the right feel to a Mojave road trip.

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  • Escape from LA: To Another Apocalypse Known As the Salton Sea

    written by lucyeve on 2011-08-01 in #world #locations
    Escape from LA: To Another Apocalypse Known As the Salton Sea

    I had long seen the Salton Sea on the map and wondered what to make of this large sea 35 miles wide and 15 miles long about 50 miles from Palm Springs. Recently, on a long weekend away from LA, I decided to see what this was all about and set sail (with the air conditioning on full blast as temperatures soared to 115 degrees) to the Salton Sea Marina.

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