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Death Valley is Really Second Generation Death Valley: A Look at Death Valley Version 1.0

Death Valley is a stunning example of a fault graben, a large area of crust that subsided because of extensional forces that produced widespread "normal" faulting (where the fault plane slopes towards the basin). The valley has relief of more than two miles, from the summit of Telescope Peak at 11,043 feet (6,168 meters) the Badwater Basin at minus 282 feet (-86 meters). Perhaps more | Impressum