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California State #78 Highway Guide

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Junction of State S 34 Photo - S34 highway sign
South to Communities of Winterhaven,California, Yuma, California. North to Blythe California, Quartzsite, Arizona.
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View from highway

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View from highway
Flash Flood highway sign.
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2.4
View from highway
Driving west.
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3.7

View from highway looking West at the Chocolate Mountains.
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View from highway driving.
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10.3
Vista Line Road
South side of highway.
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11.6

View from highway driving West.
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17.1
View from highway
View of a state vehicle used for plowing sand off highway.
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Welcome to the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area - Photo Imperial Sand Dunes highway sign
The Imperial Sand Dunes are the largest mass of sand dunes in California. They are sometimes referred to as Algodones Dunes. This dune system runs for more than 40 miles along the eastern border of the agricultural region of the Imperial Valley in band which averages five miles in width. The dunes rise to more than 300 feet over the surrounding desert floor.
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22.7

View from highway driving West.
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View from highway driving West.
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23.9

View from highway driving West.
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25.9
View from highway
South of highway.
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25.9

View from scenic overlook view area. Note: the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreatioin Area of California is where portions of the movie Lawrence of Arabia & the movie Star Wars was filmed.
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View from highway driving West.
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Gecko Road
Access to telephone - South side of highway.
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View from highway driving West.
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42.7
Point of Information
Crossing East Hiline Canal Imperial County Roadway.
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Junction of #S33
South to community of Holtville, California.
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46.3

View from highway driving West.
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Junction of Imperial County Roadway #S32

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Junction of Highway #115 South
South to community of Holtville. The summer weather in Holtville has an average temperature of 105 degrees. But in the winter, the temperature averages about 70 degrees. The town is approximately 16 feet below sea level.
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View from highway driving West.
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Junction of Highway#115 North
North to community of Calipatria, California.
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Point of Information
Crossing the Alamo River.
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Junction of Highway #111
South to cities of El Centro, California, Mexican/USA border crossing point. Services at highway.
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62.8
Eastern Ave
City of Brawley, California.
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63.4

City of Brawley business area.
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Photo is view from highway - Highway S31 highway sign
Junction of Highway #111 - North to communities of Calipatria, Willard, The Salton Sea Recreation Area. Junction of Imperial County Roadway #S31. The Salton Sea Recreation Area. is one of the world's largest inland seas, Salton Sea was created by accident in 1905 when increased flooding on the Colorado River. Salton Sea is 227 feet below sea level.
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Junction of Highway #86
South to cities of El Centro, Calexico - Mexico/USA border crossing point. North to cities of Indio, California, Palm Springs, California. For continuation of Highway #78 west, see MilebyMile.com Section 2 of Arizona Highway #78, Highway Travel Guide - Cities of Brawley to Escondido Oceanside. Start finish of Highway Travel Guide. -Se