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Question 1: Much of the current interest in the sea was spearheaded in the 1990s by the late Congressman ________.
Mary Bono MackSonny & CherSonny BonoCher

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  A gaseous mud volcano
  An abandoned boat stuck in the ground, close to the west coast Marina of the Salton Sea.
  Map of the Salton Sea drainage area
  Map of the Salton Sea drainage area

Question 3:
Salton Sea, Dead Sea and Aral Sea are all:
Engineering failures Shrunken lakes Environment of California Environmental disasters in the United States

Question 4:

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Original caption: Dry Bed of Colorado River Below Imperial Intake [...] River Diverted Into Imperial Canal
  Map of New River basin
  Dead fish on the western shore of Salton City.

Question 6:

Question 7: The Salton Sea is a saline, endorheic rift lake located directly on the ________ in the Southern Border.
Oakland, CaliforniaSan FranciscoSan Francisco Bay AreaSan Andreas Fault

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Original caption: Dry Bed of Colorado River Below Imperial Intake [...] River Diverted Into Imperial Canal
  Original caption: Dry Bed of Colorado River Below Imperial Intake [...] River Diverted Into Imperial Canal
  The New River passes from Mexicali, Baja California to the Imperial Valley, and on to the Salton Sea.
  An abandoned boat stuck in the ground, close to the west coast Marina of the Salton Sea.

Question 9: The article also quoted prominent geophysicists and ________ who discuss the potential for these small quakes to spawn a massive earthquake on the San Andreas fault.
Seismic waveSeismology2004 Indian Ocean earthquakeReflection seismology

Question 10: On several old maps from the ________, it has been found labeled "Cahuilla Valley" (after the local Indian tribe) and "Cabazon Valley" (after a local Indian chief - Chief Cabazon).
Library of CongressUnited States CongressUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Capitol







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