Death Valley National Park, California

The Racetrack

Teakettle Junction

The Racetrack

completely flat

at the island of the Racetrack

at the island of the Racetrack 2

dry land

peeling off

Salt crystal covers sizzling plane. Harsh summer temperature goes up more than 122 F (50 C). Bad water locates at the lowest place (-280 feet /- 85 m) in the western hemisphere. Bad water is also the hottest place in the northern hemisphere.

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