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  • Death Valley National Park

    Posted in North America | March 12, 2010
    Death Valley National Park is located east of the Sierra Nevada mountains in the arid Great Basin of the USA. The park also extends into southern Inyo County and northern San Bernardino County in eastern California and southwestern Nye County and southern Esmeralda County in Nevada. The national park is spread over an area of 13,630 square kilometres and includes Saline Valley, a part of Panamint Valley, almost the entire Death Valley and Eureka Valley. It was declared a national monument in 1993 and redesignated as a national park in 1994. Pahrump in Nevada is the nearest city to Death Valley National Park. The park is a renowned tourist attraction despite the fact that it is one of the most inhospitable regions in the world.  Its geological  [...]