Death Valley National Park
Wild flowers in Death Valley National Park, California, the United States on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. It is the lowest, driest, and hottest area in North America. Death Valley's Badwater Basin is the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at 282 feet below sea level. This point is 84.6 miles east-southeast of Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet. Death Valley's Furnace Creek holds the record for the highest reliably recorded air temperature in the world, 134 °F. on July 10, 1913. This has been contested by other weather experts.(Photo by Ringo Chiu/PHOTOFORMULA.com)
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