"Salton Sea" California Things to Do Tip by Jim_Eliason

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  Salton Sea
by Jim_Eliason

This lake was accidentally created when the Colorado river flooded and broke over the banks of irrigation canals. Today the lake is in serious trouble due to an agricultural runoff. This has caused and algae bloom in the lake which has killed off lots of fish species and left the lake with a bad odor.

Website: http://www.saltonsea.statepark.org/

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  • Written May 7, 2005
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