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Death Valley Explained

Death Valley at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

an area of desert in the US states of Nevada and California. It is one of the hottest places in the world, and many people died trying to cross it in the 19th century.//

Death Valley at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Valley, SE California. The lowest, hottest, driest portion of N. America, it is about 140 mi (225 km) long and from 5 to 15 mi (8-24 km) wide. The Amargosa River flows into it from the south and contains a small pool, Badwater, that at 282 ft (86 m) is the lowest point in N. America. Death Valley was formerly an obstacle to pioneer settlers (hence its name); it later was a center of borax mining. Declared a national monument in 1933, it was made a national park in 1994; the park covers 3,336,000 acres (2,351,000 hectares) and extends into Nevada.

Death Valley at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

23 Moby Thesaurus words for "Death Valley":
Arabia Deserta, Sahara, barren, barren land, barrens, brush, bush,
desert, desolation, dust bowl, heath, howling wilderness, karroo,
lunar landscape, lunar waste, outback, salt flat, waste, wasteland,
weary waste, wild, wilderness, wilds

Death Valley at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Death Valley
n : a desert area in eastern California and southern Nevada; the
lowest point in North America

Death Valley at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper noun » head=Death Valley
  • A valley in California and Nevada, remarkable for being the lowest-elevated place in North America.


    Inter: trans-top » valley in California and Nevada
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|Vallée de la mort|f
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|Valle della Morte|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|Долина Смерти|tr=dolína sm'érti|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:National Parks and Monuments -
    Translation: et » Death Valley
    Translation: fr » Death Valley