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Death Valley National Park: driest, hottest, harshest and lowest place in the United States!

Badwater Basin is home to alkaline flats, alkaline waters and the lowest place in the United States at 282 feet below sea level! This water trailer and wagons once hauled 36 tons of refined borax to the railroad, 160 miles from the Harmony Borax Works in the park. Harmony Borax Works boiler and refinery produced […]

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