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... very steep climb.
It turns out that Jacumba is right on the border and the new border fence goes VERY near to Jacumba. The fence appears to be about 12 feet high and is rust colored. It runs the length of the border except where it butts up against mountains. Those areas are very hard for the illegals to cross.
Jacumba appears to be a very poor ...
... Wikipedia said ;) Anyway, the Salton Sea is a shallow lake above the San Andreas fault line and formed in 1905 when the Colorado River flooded. It is 229 feet below sea level (yes, below) and has a salinity factor greater than the Pacific Ocean and is also the largest lake in ...
History of Slab City
I thought I would give you all a history lesson about Slab City and what the out come can and will be if things don't change.
Slab City is actually the abandoned Camp Dunlap Marine Training Facility, formerly located 3 miles east of Niland, California. This 640-acre compound, located approximately 120 feet below sea level in the desert near Salton Sea, began operating October 15, 1942 as a training ground for US troops ...
... not give you the right to not take care of the land here. In riding around this place called Slab City you see a lot of trash just tossed around. There is a disposal area about a mile away but so many people choose not to use it, down the road they will close this place because of these reasons and you can't blame them.
As you can see there are some amazing sunsets here at the Slabs!
Jim and Kathy
... and climbing. It was weaving it's way through these huge boulders and up the mountain range. This road was designed for motorcycles and, maybe, sports cars (please note, if it does not have a manual transmission it is not a sports car - no offense). In no time all, starting from sea level, the signs indicated an altitude of: 1000 feet; 2000 feet; 3000 feet; 4000 feet. Then the summit was reached at 4181 feet (1274 ...
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