This foto-graphic reproduction 11 x 17 inch print comes with this description:
"A formidable desert located between Los Angeles and Las Vegas in the arid plains of California, the intense heat of the region thwarted numerous attempts to explore its oceans of sands. It was not until 1871 and the expedition led by Lieutenant Leo G. Wheeler that Death Valley began to reveal her secrets to man. Among the discoveries: the desert is the lowest point in North America, the rainfall evaporation potential is the highest in the world, the cracked plains hide an enormous interstellar refueling depot for crafts from another world, and over 900 species of plants can be found in the valley."
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