Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005

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The Salton Sea is a man-made catastrophe, redolent with the smell of algae and decomposing fish. Nevertheless, the lake's vast, placid expanses continue to attract birdwatchers, tourists, and artists. In "Greetings from the Salton Sea", photographer Kim Stringfellow explores the history of California's largest lake from its disastrous beginnings - the "sea" was formed when Colorado River levees broke and spilled into a depression 280 feet below sea level - to its heyday as a desert paradise in the 1950s and its current ...

Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 2011, Center for American Places,US

ISBN-13: 9781935195320

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Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, 1905-2005 2005, Columbia College (Chicago), Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781930066335

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