Bombay Beach: Remnants of a California Tourist Destination on the Salton Sea Shore

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Sunlight bathes buildings at California's Salton Sea in December 2018.
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The community of Bombay Beach was devastated by flooding after two hurricanes raised the level of the Salton Sea in the 1970s.
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A deteriorated dock and an abandoned boat are seen far from the receding waters of the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach.
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The area has become a popular destination for those who want to see what remains. This photos was taken December 26, 2018.
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A boat is seen far from the receding waters of the Salton Sea.
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People walk along the receding shore of the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach.
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People walk along the receding shore of the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach.
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A sculpture is seen near the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach.
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A chair is seen under a pastel sky over Bombay Beach, about 90 miles north of the California-Mexico border.
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The roof of a trailer is seen on December 26, 2018 near Calipatria, California.
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A boat, now a piece of artwork, is seen far from the receding waters of the Salton Sea.
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A boat is seen far from the receding waters of the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach on December 26, 2018 near Calipatria, California.
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Once a major tourist destination, decaying buildings now stand at California's Salton Sea.
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Remaining buildings are pictured at California's Salton Sea in December 2018.
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A man stands near a camping trailer at California's Salton Sea in December 2018.
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A view inside a structure near California's Salton Sea in December 2018.
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A sculpture is seen near the Salton Sea at the community of Bombay Beach on December 26, 2018 near Calipatria, California.
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A bicycle rider can be seen in the distance near California's Salton Sea.
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