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Coachella Valley 2012
Vince and Anne Tracy
California, USA
Coachella Valley is a large valley landform in Southern
California. The valley extends for approximately 45 miles
(72 km) in Riverside County southeast from the San
Bernardino Mountains to the saltwater Salton Sea, the
largest lake in California. It is approximately 15 miles (24
km) wide along most of its length, bounded on the west by
the San Jacinto Mountains and the Santa Rosa Mountains
and on the north and east by the Little San Bernardino
Mountains. The San Andreas Fault crosses the valley
from the Chocolate Mountains in the southeast corner and
along the centerline of the Little San Bernardinos. The
fault is easily visible along its northern length as a strip of
greenery against an otherwise bare mountain.
We spent a
lot of the time exploring the Indian trails around Palm Springs,
Desert Springs and other locations. Click on this link to hear about
this canyon  
Tahquitz Canyon
Canada's Geoduck