Event Title: Lake Cahuilla

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Lake Cahuilla, located in southern California, USA just north of the US / Mexican border, was a much larger predecessor of the Salton Sea that occupied the Cahuilla Basin where the Coachella Valley and Imperial Valley are today.

The lake and surrounding regions have been know by many names over the years and include many modern municipalities as well as Native American locations;

  • Cahuilla Valley
  • Cahuilla Basin
  • Colorado Desert
  • Salton Trough
  • Salton Basin
  • Salton Sink
  • Coachella Valley
  • Imperial Valley
  • La Palma de la Mano de Dios (The ‘Hollow’ / Palm of God’s Hand)

…and of course the Salton Sea