Diamond Valley Lake

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Diamond Valley Lake (DVL) is a reservoir completed in 2002. It has two main dams, one at it's eastern end and another at it's western end. The dams are visible in this picture as the straight lines at the near side and the far side. DVL helps supply fresh water to 18 million people in southern California and holds 800,000 acre-feet (990,000,000 cubic meters) of water. In addition to be a water source and recreation area, the reservoir also supplies hydroelectric power. During construction, bones and skeletons of mastodons, mammoth, camel, sloth, dire wolf and long-horned bison were found and are now displayed in a local museum.

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Zsuzsanna Bánfalvi on March 26, 2012

Very beautiful landscape !

LIKE!

My friendly greeting,Natuska!

Pedro M on April 10, 2012

Very beautiful

like

Greetings, Pedro M

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on April 11, 2012

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C haydeé on April 22, 2012

Muy bella imagen.Me gusta

Cordiales saludos desde Argentina. Chaydeé.

amadeus2050 on April 30, 2012

Amazing Landscape. LIKE. Best regards.

amadeus2050.

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on May 1, 2012

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enroqueff on June 5, 2012

Tú me llevastes:

Entre pinares verdes

baja la colina

a un verde valle

junto sueños de arcilla

pastando en la orilla

bestias de otros tiempos,

ahora quedó en lago

ahogando esos sueños

sueños de bestias

deseos de antaño.

Gracias. D☼≈ald Wils☼≈ McCull☼ch

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on June 16, 2012

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sziaa on June 17, 2012

Very beautiful landscape!

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greetings: sziaa

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on June 28, 2012

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Potoka on July 21, 2012

Marvelous view.


Like!!!!!!!!!


Greetings from Basque Country (Spain)

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on July 31, 2012

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Nelson Castrillon Ri… on August 29, 2012

Nice view. LIKE

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on September 16, 2012

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Annie Japaud on October 3, 2012

great view!!

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on October 16, 2012

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Paulo Bretas on January 15, 2013

QUe visão fantástica caro colega, uma maravilhosa foto imagino o tão trabalhou que deu para chegar neste lugar maravilhoso!

Saudações do Brasil

Paulo

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on January 17, 2013

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Zygmunt Borowski on October 20, 2013

Great and beautiful photo, like

Greetings from Poland - Zygmunt

d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch on January 30, 2014

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Photo taken in Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, 51-500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Diamond Valley Lake

Photo details

  • Uploaded on August 8, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by d☼≈AlDWMcCuLL☼Ch
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
    • Taken on 2011/08/05 08:09:39
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1600)
    • Focal Length: 29.40mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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