Where is the lowest point in North America? Trivia Answered – 2017

Where is the lowest point in North America?



Death Valley, California





Answer: Death Valley is the lowest point in North America with an elevation of -282 feet at its Badwater Basin. Death Valley is within Death Valley National Park in the Mojave Desert of California. It is one of the hottest places in the world at the height of summertime along with deserts in Africa and in the Middle East. Death Valley is also unusually dry and records small amounts of rainfall annually. Notably, there was no rain in death valley in 1929.The valley is home to abundant species of plants and animals, some of whom are only found in its national park.




Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. It is one of the hottest places in the world at the height of summertime along with deserts in Africa and in the Middle East. Wikipedia
Lowest point: Badwater Basin. Watercourses: Furnace Creek, Amargosa River

Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. It is one of the hottest places in the world at the height of summertime along with deserts in Africa and in the Middle East.

Death Valley’s Badwater Basin is the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at 282 feet (86 m) below sea level. This point is 84.6 miles (136.2 km) east-southeast of Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous United States with an elevation of 14,505 feet (4,421 m). Death Valley’s Furnace Creek holds the record for the highest reliably recorded air temperature in the world, 134 °F (56.7 °C) on July 10, 1913. This has been contested by other weather experts.

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