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Death Valley

Death Valley is the largest national park in the lower 48 United States. At nearly 3 million acres, Death Valley’s immense landscape offers a veritable desert wonderland amidst a land of harsh extremes. During most of the year, temperatures are…
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Dante’s View

Dante’s View illustrates the tectonic forces at work in Death Valley National Park. The Amargosa Range is being tilted and lifted further above the floor of Death Valley, over one mile thus far. This viewpoint can be reached by a…
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The Racetrack

The Racetrack is one of the most famous landmarks in Death Valley National Park and home to the world-famous “moving rocks”. The Racetrack is actually a playa, or ancient lake bed. The hard-packed mud surface is incredibly flat and becomes…
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Agueberry Point

Agueberry Point is one of the best places to sense the immensity of open spaces in Death Valley National Park. Named after local miner Pete Agueberry, Agueberry Point sits over 6,000 feet above the floor of Death Valley, a vertical…
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