California’s Salton Sea lies directly on the San Andreas Fault Line, 236 feet below sea level. It is 15 miles wide by 35 miles long, making it California’s largest lake. The deepest point is 43 feet.

Four Hundred bird species can be identified as residents or visitors, and it is on the Pacific Flyway.

Modern engineering endeavors have changed and mostly negatively impacted on this body of water which is rapidly drying up with salinization increasing resulting in serious fish population die-offs.

The State of California is involved in a number of remedial programs the results of which are not known at this time.