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Salton Sea

(Encyclopedia) Salton Sea slt?n, saline lake, 370 sq mi (958 sq km), northern part of the Imperial Valley, SE Calif.; 232 ft (71 m) below sea level. The area was anciently the northern part of the?


(Encyclopedia) Brawley, city (1990 pop. 18,923), Imperial co., SE Calif.; inc. 1908. It is situated in the Imperial Valley, SE of the Salton Sea. Winter fruits and vegetables, cotton, alfalfa, corn,?

Coachella Valley

(Encyclopedia) Coachella Valley k???ch?l?, arid region, SE Calif., N of the Salton Sea. Water is brought into the region by artesian wells and by the Coachella Canal (123 mi/198 km long), a branch?

Imperial Valley

(Encyclopedia) Imperial Valley, fertile region in the Colorado Desert, SE Calif., extending S into NW Mexico. Once part of the Gulf of California, most of the region is below sea level; its lowest?

California, Gulf of

(Encyclopedia) California, Gulf of, or Sea of Corts, arm of the Pacific Ocean, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long and 50 to 130 mi (80?209 km) wide, NW Mexico; separates Baja California from the Mexican?

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

(Encyclopedia) Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, c.639 sq mi (1,655 sq km), S Calif., occupying most of E San Diego co. and neighboring portions of Riverside and Imperial cos.; est. 1933. Part of the?


(Encyclopedia) Colorado 1 k?l?r?d?, ?r?d?, ?rd? 2 k?l?r?d?, ?rd?. 1 Great river of the SW United States, 1,450 mi (2,334 km) long, rising in the Rocky Mts. of N Colo., and flowing generally SW?

Robert Raymond BARRY, Congress, NY (1915-1988)

BARRY Robert Raymond , a Representative from New York; born in Omaha, Nebr., May 15, 1915; received early education in the public schools of Evanston, Ill.; attended Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y?