Colorado Desert 

 Dec. 28/29, 2006 

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UPDATED: 2007-03-09

Colorado Desert, California : map & aerial view

The Salton Sea, which is wide up to 15 miles and stretches for 35 miles along northwest/southeast axis, is the lowest part of the Colorado Desert: its current surface of about 376 square miles is 227 feet below mean sea level; its maximum depth is 51 feet; its total volume is 7.5 million acre-feet.

On the right is NASA NLT LandSat7 photo (visible color) of the area covered on the map.


Krešimir J. Adamić