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Laura Carroll
(516) 224-7880
3463 Bay Front Drive
Baldwin, NY
Agency
Superior Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Central America, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Amusement / Theme Parks, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Other, Religious, Ski / WinterSports
Website
www.superiortravel.com

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Inderpal Singh
(516) 499-7671
21 Washington Ave.
HICKSVILLE, NY
Agency
SINGH'S TRAVEL
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, South America, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Historical, Honeymoon, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Meeting Planning / Events, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
SINGHSTRAVEL.NET

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Jose Gherardi
(212) 371-8885
888 Main St
New York, NY
Agency
Multinational Travel Corp Dba Hotur
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Southeast Asia, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, South America, U.S. - Midwest, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Art & Culture / Music, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Luxury Travel, Minority-African American, Minority-Hispanic, Music & Performing Arts, Nature, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.mtchotur.com

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Kathleen Walden
(516) 799-4712
34 Merritt Ave
Massapequa, NY
Agency
On Track Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Western, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Fun, Family Travel, Senior / Mature Adult, Women's Travel
Website
www.ontracktravel.travel

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Bing Sun
(212) 268-6886
51 E 42Nd St Ste 419
New York, NY
Agency
Sunshine Travel International USA, Inc.
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Asia-Central Asia, Asia-China, Japan, Korea Mongolia, Middle East, Asia-Southeast Asia, Canada, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adoption, Adventure Travel, Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Educational, Family Travel, Golf & Tennis, Incentive Travel, Luxury Travel, Minority-Asian, National Parks, Rail
Website
www.sunshinetravelusa.com

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Lois Howes
(516) 457-2028
174 N. Long Beach Ave.
Freeport, NY
Agency
Superior Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Western, Latin America & Mexico, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Adventure Travel, Art & Culture / Music, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Eco-Tourism, Educational, Family Travel, Gay & Lesbian, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Music & Performing Arts, Safari, Scuba Diving, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.superiortravel.com

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Bir Grewal
(718) 470-9100
259-18 Hillside Ave
Floral Park, NY
Agency
Sultana.com, Inc
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Asia-Central Asia, Middle East, Asia-Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Europe-Eastern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - West
Specialities
Amusement / Theme Parks, Business Travel, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Incentive Travel, Lifestyle / Family / Specialty, Luxury Travel, Minority-Asian, Nature, National Parks, Rail, Religious
Website
www.sultana.com

Data Provided by:
Carol Mcparland
(516) 623-8765
3463 Bay Front Dr
Baldwin, NY
Agency
Superior Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Caribbean, Pacific Islands-Tahiti, Fiji, Bali, etc., U.S. - Hawaii
Specialities
Cruising / Cruise Lines, Family Fun, Family Travel, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Reunions, Spa / Fitness
Website
www.superiortravel.com

Data Provided by:
Lynne Kaplan
(516) 224-7880
3463 Bay Front Dr
Baldwin, NY
Agency
Superior Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Website
www.superiortravel.com

Data Provided by:
Frederick Wood
(585) 335-2222
117 Franklin St Ste 100
Dansville, NY
Agency
Adieu Travel
Membership Associations
American Society of Travel Agents
Destinations
Africa, Middle East, Australia / New Zealand, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, Europe-Northern, Europe-Western, U.S. - Alaska, U.S. - Hawaii, U.S. - Northeast, U.S. - Southeast, U.S. - West
Specialities
Barge / Canal / RiverCruises, Castles / Villas, Cruising / Cruise Lines, Destination Weddings, Historical, Honeymoon, Luxury Travel, Motorcoach / Bus, National Parks, Reunions, Senior / Mature Adult, Singles, Women's Travel
Website
www.adieutravel.com

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Discover Salton Sea, CA

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November 30, 2010 by Rex Vogel · 2 Comments  

Following along the San Andreas Fault, California State Highway 111 winds around the eastern shore of Salton Sea which occupies the Salton Basin, a remnant of prehistoric Lake Cahuilla.

The Salton Sea is a haven for bird watchers © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Lying 228 feet below sea level, Salton Sea is an inland saline lake in the Sonoran Desert of extreme southeastern California. It is bordered on the south by the rich agricultural areas of the Imperial Valley and on the west, by Anza-Borrego Desert State Park . Both the Salton Sea State Recreation Area and the Sony Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge are located on its shores.

The Salton Sea is currently 35 miles by 15 miles and can be as long as 40 miles by almost 20 miles in particularly wet years. It has an average depth of nearly 30 feet and, at its deepest, is 51 feet. It contains 7.3 million acre feet of water and evaporates 1.3 million acre feet each year. There is a five-mile-long trench on the south end of the Sea that is 51 feet deep. Interestingly, the bed of the Salton Sea is only five feet higher than the lowest spot in Death Valley.

It is estimated that over 1 million visitors spend time at the Salton Sea each year.

From the highway you will spot the sea past fields of citrus; it looks much more like a huge mirage.
The Salton Sea is the big mystery here. How and why it came into being is a fascinating story. The Salton Sea is a place that’s been accurately dubbed the weirdest body of water in America. It has no outlet, and its main sources of new water are agricultural drainage ditches. It has become a natural wonder.

Water flow and climate shaped the basin, creating one of the most diverse regions in the world. The area contains an amazing range of plants and animals. It continues to change today. Name your interest and you will probably find a chance to pursue it in the Salton Sea area. Ancient history, bat caves, boating, camping, conservation, fishing, geology—right through the alphabet—it is all here.

One of several recreation areas along the Salton Sea. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

Geologically, this area was once part of a larger body of water extending north through the San Joaquin Valley. A great up thrust lifted the land and formed mountains. The downfolding created Salton sink and the Imperial and Coachella valleys. The sink was dry for many years and salt was mined from it.

In 1901, a dam was built to divert water from the Colorado River near Yuma and carried in canals to irrigate lands in the Imperial Valley. In 1905, the dam broke and water rushed into the Salton Sink for two years, filling it to an elevation of 195 feet below sea level.

Already more salty than seawater, and becoming more saline by the day, the Salton Sea was steeped in continuous political controversy over its future during the 1950s and 60s.

The Salton Sea was a popular sporting dest...

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