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The Salton Sea

Mildred De Stanley

The Salton Sea

yesterday and today

by Mildred De Stanley

  • 356 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Triumph Press in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Salton Sea (Calif.) -- History.,
  • Salton Sea (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mildred de Stanley ; illustrated by Joseph Johnson.
    GenreGuidebooks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22902681M

    The science presented here reveals the Salton Sea to be one of the most productive fisheries in the world, details why the Salton Sea is important to migratory and wintering birds, investigates the microbial world and reports numerous taxa new to science, and documents chemical and physical interactions which make this inland saline lake function. Rise of the Salton Sea. Search. Primary Menu Skip to content. Rise of the Salton Sea; Historical Events; Redacted Events; – ; – ; – ; More. Glossary Sources; Books. Books. Rise of the Salton Sea; Historical Events; Redacted Events; – ; – ; – ; More; Rise of the Salton Sea.

    The Salton Sea was an accident of man created when heavy rainfall caused the Rio Colorado to swell and breach an Imperial Valley dike in For two years, water flowed into the Salton Sink and ancient Lake Cahuilla. Today, the sea is feet below sea level, covers approximately square miles, and is California's largest : Karl Anderson. The Salton Sea is about to shrink drastically. After 15 years of delays and broken promises, California is far behind on plans for heading off a costly environmental disaster.

      Amid the wasteland of the Salton Sea, a miraculous but challenging oasis is born An egret soars through lush marshlands that have formed at the Salton Sea. (Irfan Khan / .   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea: Monuments, Missteps, and the Audacity of Ambition by Russell Rathbun at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company.


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Like the inland sea that gives this collection its name, whose algae blooms 'cumulous, bloody forms just under the surface,' there is beauty in their ruin."—Bayard Godsave "George McCormick's writing as clear and direct as a fast-moving river, but the lives of his characters never run straight/5(3).

The Salton Sea book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, includes o0 /5. Salton Sea book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Fiction. These are stories of the American West, a 21st century West whe /5. Helen Burns was an indefatigable promoter of the Salton Sea, even if it often seemed The Salton Sea book the sea was waging war against her.

The book is exhaustively researched and written by Donna Kennedy, Helen’s daughter, and Donna’s husband, William Linehan.

It is a 20th-century pioneer tale/5(5). Popular Salton Sea Books Showing of 7 Greetings from the Salton Sea: Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape, (Hardcover). The Salton Sea was a result of a failure of a project that tried to irrigate desert lands by re-directing water from the Colorado River.

Both failed to achieve the original purposes. Looking from space, while both man-made structures and accidents are visible from the sky, they symbolize the mistakes and vulnerabilities of human intelligence/5(15). The book, which is drawn from The Salton Sea book original installation, is laid out like a handbook to the sights, sounds, and smells of the Salton Sea over time, chronicling the series of disjointed visions and somewhat haphazard events that produced the strange, ruinous present-day sea.

The crisis is about to get much worse. The Sea is huge, so there is plenty of habitat, and a variety of habitat, too. Unlike L.A. or San Francisco, there are very few people who live around the Salton Sea, which creates little to no disturbance.

There used to be a large number of people who would recreate on the Sea. "Kim Stringfellow's odyssey into the Salton Sea excavates cultural relics and treasures that surprise and astound.

She weaves the fragments, tatters, and shards that she found into a salty tale that makes one nostalgic for the sea's future, something that seems always around the bend. She has added an eloquent new exhibit to this museum of decay."Cited by: 3.

The Salton Sea – A Study of the Geography the Geology the Floristics and the Ecology of a Desert Basin by DT MacDougal – The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sink by Harry Thomas Cory with Introductory Monograph by William Phipps Blake –   In Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer calls the Salton Sea an “otherworldly” setting where “snowbirds and drifters and sundry vagabonds congregate.” William T.

Vollmann, in Imperial, an epic dissection of the region, lands early on the word ghastly and sticks with it.

A compact book that briefly covers a century of history of the Salton Sea, containing minimal textual content which is augmented significantly by many plates, spotlighting byproducts of the many failed commercial developments around the shore/5.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is easily one of the best accounts of the creation of the Salton Sea. At a time when the Salton Sea is due for restoration, this historical account is just as important today as it was years ago.

This quick read is a prerequisite before anyone comments on the applicability of the work of the Salton Sea Authority and Natural Resources Agency.5/5(2). Arcadia Publishing, - History - pages 0 Reviews The Salton Sea was an accident of man created when heavy rainfall caused the Rio Colorado to swell and breach an Imperial Valley dike in.

The entire area of the Salton Sea is an eclectic mix of visual adventures. Abandoned towns turned interactive art museums; abandoned resorts turned into community centers; Slab /5(). The artist and the book were both featured on KPBS to commemorate the sea's centennial.

The book, Folly and Intervention in the Southern California Landscape,was first published in by the Center for American Places.

The book's publication was in part funded by a loan from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. The website features photographs, a history of Education: School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Salton Sea. [El Centro (Calif.)]: Imperial Irrigation District, © ( printing) (OCoLC) New from Arcadia Publishing's Postcard History Series is The Salton Sea.

In vintage photographs and postcards, local author Karl Anderson shares the history of the area. The book boasts more than vintage images, giving readers a unique opportunity to reconnect to Cited by: 9. Directed by D.J. Caruso. With Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg, Luis Guzmán.

After a tragic incident, a man drifts into a world populated by thugs and speed junkies/10(K). Overview The Salton Sea was an accident of man created when heavy rainfall caused the Rio Colorado to swell and breach an Imperial Valley dike in For two years, water flowed into the Salton Sink and ancient Lake Cahuilla.

Today, the sea is feet below sea level, covers approximately square miles, and is California's largest : ArcadiaPublishing.If you read "Queen of the Salton Sea" and want to talk about it, come to La Quinta Museum's book club meeting Jan.

9, from 4 to 6 p.m. The meeting has been expanded to include an author's talk and reception for the "Salton Sea Stories" exhibit, so Bill and I will talk about the history and our experiences of the sea and our cooperative writing of the book.5/5.The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. We've been building and making things eve /5.