By: Korey S.
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This is Ubehebe Crater in Death Valley National Park



  • Death Valley is were lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and humans. In this below sea level basin summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. This place is really hot and a lot of people travel there for vacations.


Location/Size/Distance
  • Death Valley is located on 328 Greenland Blvd. and is located in California.
  • The size of Death Valley is the Federal land is 3,317,470.67.
  • The non-federal land is 50,156.21.
  • The gross area is 3,367,626.88.
  • Death Valley is 2,970 miles from my state.

Park Hour
  • Death Valley is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. pacific time.
  • The visitor center is open daily Winter from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • In Summer the visitor center is open from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Climate
  • Winter the tempature is from 3 to 5 degrees.
  • Spring the tempature is from 30 to 50 degrees.
  • Summer the tempature is 120 degrees.
  • Fall the tempature is 102 degrees.
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This is Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park


History
  • It was built when the twenty mule teams, prospecters with there burros, and lost pioneers represent the extent of human history in Death Valley to most native people have been there since at least the end of the last ice age. it was fonded and has been there since dinosuars were extinct.
  • The people who helped make it a national park are Timbisha Shoshone, a party of emagrants, 20 mule teams, and Pete Aguereberry.
  • The history of Death Valley is towns, and mining camp have come and gone most recently Death Valley has become a cherished national park.


Facts
  • Some interesting facts are Rainfall in Death Valley averages less than 2 in. a year.
  • In 1917 Death Valley recorded 52 days with temperatures over 120 degrees and 43 consecutive days over 120 degrees
  • Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park was named by Dr. Samuel George in 1861 after climbing the 11,049 foot peak Dr. George said that he could see so far that it reminded him of looking through a telescope.


Things to see
  • When you go to Death Valley National Park you will see lots of animals like Deer and as cool as that you will see bears there and you will also see some goats and whole bunch of other animals.
  • You will see restaurants these are not like Olive Garden these restaurants are less food you different foods one of the restaurants name is Wing Valley it is a restaurant that has hot, spicy food.
  • Death Valley Museum it has a lot of facts about the early explorers and also how it became a national park it will also show the animals that live in death valley and a whole lot more.
  • You will see a hotel called Death Valley National Park Hotel.
Things to do
  • You will do a lot of things there the first thing is biking if you find the trail
  • Hiking there is a trail that leads there from the visitor center.
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    This is the welcome sign when you enter Death Valley National Park
  • Camping you will be taken to a cabin, boys and girls cabin.
  • And last you will get automobile drives around.

Resources
http://www.nps.gov/deva/index.htm
http://www.death.valley.national-park.com
http://www.answers.com
http://www.google.com
http://www.googleimages.com
http://www.googlemaps.com