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Death Valley is a desert located in the southwestern United States.

Situated within the Mojave Desert, it features the lowest, driest, and hottest locations in North America. Badwater, a basin located within Death Valley, is the specific location of the lowest elevation in North America at 282 ft (85.5 m ) below sea level. This point is only 76 miles (123 km) east of Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). Death Valley holds the record for the highest reliably reported temperature in the Western hemisphere, 134蚌 (56.7蚓) at Furnace Creek in 1913just short of the world record, 136蚌 (58蚓) in Al 'Aziziyah, Libya, on September 13, 1922.

source: wikipedia.org

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  • Copyright: Leszek Stefaniuk (jabumbum) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 428] (1310)
  • Genre: 地方
  • Medium: 彩色
  • Date Taken: 2009-02-26
  • Categories: 自然
  • Photo Version:Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-01-21 13:35
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