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La Palma de la Mano de Dios (The Hollow / Palm of God’s hand) is located in southern California, USA just north of the US / Mexican border, is the name of the region that is now more commonly referred to as the Coachella Valley.  It is interesting to note the the modern day Palm Springs, CA, USA is not named for palm trees, but rather the palm of God’s hand.

La Palma (The Hollow / Palm) and regions within and to the south of it have been know by many names over the years and include many modern municipalities as well as Native American locations;

  • Lake Cahuilla
  • Cahuilla Valley
  • Cahuilla Basin
  • Colorado Desert
  • Salton Trough
  • Salton Basin
  • Salton Sink
  • Coachella Valley
  • Imperial Valley

…and of course the Salton Sea