Virtual Guidebook to Death Valley
Floor of Saline Valley
Death Valley National Park California




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On the road up from the floor of Saline Valley, about a mile from the lower springs.

(March 18, 2009)


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Dunes stabilized by mesquite trees and other vegetation, Saline Valley

(March 20, 2009)


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Near the mouth of McEvoy Canyon in the Inyo Mountains, Saline Valley

(March 20, 2009)


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Small sand dunes north of the playa on the floor of Saline Valley, Death Valley National Park

(March 20, 2009)


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The playa in Saline Valley is partly a dry lake floored with pure salt, sometimes a shallow body of water

(March 20, 2009)


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Saline Valley playa, flooded in spring but often dry

(March 20, 2009)


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Ruins of the salt works on the edge of the Saline Valley playa

(March 20, 2009)


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Salt from the playa in Saline Valley was carried over the Inyo Range on an aerial tram

(March 20, 2009)


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A line of towers like this once carried salt over the mountains twelve miles from Saline Valley to Owens Valley

(March 20, 2009)


Next Locality: South Pass Road to Saline Valley