Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Salton Sea

Located on the San Andreas Fault, the Salton Sea is not exactly a sea but in actual fact a shallow, saline, endorheic rift lake that occupies the lowest parts of the Salton Sink in Southern California. The Salton Sea is situated below sea level and its water is fed by New, Whitewater and Alamo rivers, on top of the agricultural runoff, drainage systems and creeks nearby.
Although the Salton Sea area is now primarily agricultural, charter bus visitors still visit this interesting place for boatingfishing, and some unique sights only found at the Salton Sea area.
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