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Tulare Lake

(Encyclopedia) Tulare Lake, intermittent lake, in the Central Valley, central Calif. The Kings, Kaweah, and Kern rivers at one time flowed into the lake, but their waters have been diverted for?


(Encyclopedia) Kings, river, 125 mi (201 km) long, rising in three forks in the Sierra Nevada, E Calif., and flowing SW to Tulare Lake in the San Joaquin valley. Its middle and southern forks flow?

Murrieta, Joaqun

(Encyclopedia) Murrieta or Murieta, Joaqun hwk?n mo?ory?t, 1829??1853, California bandit, b. Mexico. From 1849 to 1851 he mined in the California gold fields. After he and members of his family?

Central Valley

(Encyclopedia) Central Valley, great trough of central Calif., c.450 mi (720 km) long and c.50 mi (80 km) wide, between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Ranges. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers?