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Death Valley

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Straddling Nevada and California, east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Death Valley National Park is the hottest and driest park in America. One attraction, Badwater, is 282 feet below sea level. The oldest stone in Death Valley is 1.7 billion years old and comes from a time when Death Valley was a lake.

  1. 1. What did Death Valley used to be?
    1. a. An ocean
    2. b. A lake
    3. c. A river
  2. 2. How many feet below sea level is Badwater?
    1. a. 300
    2. b. 250
    3. c. 282
  3. 3. Where is Death Valley?
    1. a. California
    2. b. New Mexico
    3. c. Arizona