Imperial Valley
geographical name valley United States & Mexico in SE California & NE Baja California in Colorado Desert; most of area below sea level

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  • Imperial Valley —   [ɪm pɪərɪəl vælɪ], intensiv bewässertes Gebiet der Coloradowüste in Südkalifornien, USA, rd. 200 000 ha mit 4 800 km Bewässerungskanälen. Das Imperial Valley, ein Trockengebiet mit weniger als 100 mm Niederschlag pro Jahr, erstreckt sich in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Imperial Valley — a rich agricultural region in S Calif. & N Baja California, Mexico, reclaimed from the Colorado Desert …   English World dictionary

  • Imperial Valley — an irrigated agricultural region in SE California, adjacent to Mexico, formerly a part of the Colorado Desert: it is largely below sea level and contains the Salton Sink. * * * Valley extending from southeastern California, U.S., to Mexico. It… …   Universalium

  • Imperial Valley — Vallée impériale La Vallée impériale et la Salton Sea, vues de l espace. La vallée impériale est une vaste plaine agricole californienne alimentée par de nombreux canaux d irrigation, eux mêmes alimentés par le fleuve Colorado. Il s agit d une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Imperial Valley — Valle que se extiende desde el sudeste del estado de California en EE.UU., hasta México. Forma parte del desierto de Colorado. En 1901 comenzó un proceso intenso de riego con la apertura del canal Imperial, el cual desviaba las aguas desde el río …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Imperial Valley — argricultural reg., SE California …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Imperial Valley — Impe′rial Val′ley n. geg an irrigated agricultural region in SE California, adjacent to Mexico, formerly a part of the Colorado Desert: it is largely below sea level and contains the Salton Sink …   From formal English to slang

  • Imperial Valley — /ɪmpɪəriəl ˈvæli/ (say impearreeuhl valee) noun an irrigated portion of the Colorado Desert, lying mainly in south eastern California. About 80 km long and 65–100 km wide …   Australian English dictionary

  • Imperial Valley — an irrigated agricultural region in SE California, adjacent to Mexico, formerly a part of the Colorado Desert: it is largely below sea level and contains the Salton Sink …   Useful english dictionary

  • Imperial Valley (California) — The Imperial Valley is a region of southeastern California (USA) located, in part, between the Colorado River and the Salton Sea, which is California s largest saltwater lake. Major population centers are Brawley, Calexico and El Centro which is… …   Wikipedia

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