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Near Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Devils Golf Course

 
 
Devils Golf Course Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
1. Devils Golf Course Marker
Inscription.  Interbedded salt and water-bearing gravels are more than 1,000 feet thick beneath the Devils Golf Course. Great horizontal forces exerted by crystallizing salt, push these columns upward. Wind and rain carve them into fantastic shapes.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 36° 19.697′ N, 116° 51.637′ W. Marker is near Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on Badwater Road south of California Route 190. The marker is in Death Valley National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zabriskie Point (approx. 6.9 miles away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway (approx. 8.3 miles away); Shorty Harris Grave (approx. 8.4 miles away); Badwater Pool (approx. 8˝ miles away); Eagle Borax Works (approx. 8.8 miles away); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (approx.
Devils Golf Course image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
2. Devils Golf Course
8.9 miles away); 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (approx. 8.9 miles away); Old Dinah (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
 
Badwater-282 feet below sea level image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
3. Badwater-282 feet below sea level
Death Valley image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
4. Death Valley
Death Valley image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
5. Death Valley
Death Valley Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 10, 1994
6. Death Valley Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 370 times since then. Last updated on October 29, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 6, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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