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The Lake House
California
Former home on beach in Bombay Beach, CA. Salton Sea, an unintended manmade lake in the Califonia desrt,was expected to be the new Palm Springs in the 1950s. There was water skiing, fishing, and real estate to develop. Unfortunately over irrigation and uncontrolled runoff from agriculture made the lake flood, inundating many, many new vacation homes. Then the concentrated nitrates from fertilizer killed all the fish that were stocked for sport fishing.
Copyright: Pete Babij
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Uploaded: 25/02/2012
Updated: 10/10/2014
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Tags: water; vacation home; lakes; desert; salt; sky; nature; abandoned; ruins
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