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Death Valley, USA

From series “Amazing Land Areas Below the Sea Level”
Deepness: 86 meters.

The unique highland lowlands, located not far from the Mojave Desert, has a frightening name - Valley of Death. The depth of the valley forms 86 meters, and its area reaches 7 800 square meters. At the moment, the valley of death is located on the territory of the extensive nature reserve of the same name. The sink has an elongated shape. From the east and west sides it is surrounded by the high mountain chains - Amargos Range and Panamint Range. On the north end of the shallow Talkessel lies Silvania mountain, and to the south of the valley - Owlshead mountain.

Death Valley, USA The unique lowland is the hottest spot on the territory of the United States. Here, in 1913, the climate record was recorded - the air temperature reached 56.7 degrees. It is very rarely raining in the wasteland, so there is no water even in the deepest parts of the valley. Nevertheless, after the continual rainfall, sometimes the fairly large lakes are formed in the valley of death, which dry themselves completely in the drought.

The best time to visit the highlands is the period from the beginning of november to the beginning of corn. At this time the relatively cool weather prevails, so you can walk through the gorge maximally comfortable. The Valley of Death hides a lot of the remarkable sights with the interesting names, among which the painter's palette must be mentioned above all. These are the incredibly beautiful rocks that are dyed in different colors by nature. Surprisingly, the fauna of the valley and its surroundings is incredibly diverse. The number of plant species presented here is more than 1 000. Next - Salton Sea


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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'American First National Bank' located in 39 km ( check the route on the map).
Fuel station: 'Chevron Death Valley' in 24 km
Police station: 'Nye County Sheriff's Office' in 48 km

Nearest airports:
 »  McCarran Airport LAS - in 150 km
 »  Nellis Air Force Base Airport LSV - in 159 km
 »  Ontario International Airport ONT - in 253 km
 »  El Monte Airport EMT - in 264 km
 »  Palm Springs Airport PSP - in 270 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Death Valley

Amargosa Opera House & Hotel

Located in 36 km from Death Valley
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Rooms: 20
Each simply furnished room at Amargosa Opera House and Hotel offers air conditioning. Free toiletries are also provided. Coffee, tea, and toast are … More: photo, rates and booking
Longstreet Inn & Casino

Located in 39 km from Death Valley
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Rooms: 59
Cable TV is featured in all guest rooms at Longstreet Inn & Casino. Comfortably furnished, each air-conditioned room is equipped with coffee-making … More: photo, rates and booking
Stovepipe Wells Village

Located in 49 km from Death Valley
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Rooms: 83
Styled in white linens, wood furnishings are featured throughout. Free toiletries and fresh towels are offered in the en suite bathroom at Stovepipe … More: photo, rates and booking
DEATH VALLEY INN & RV PARK

Located in 73 km from Death Valley
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Rooms: 64
All rooms at Death Valley Inn and RV Park are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities. Each accommodation boasts a 32-inch flat-screen TV with … More: photo, rates and booking

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