Mary Austin lived and wrote from her home in Independence, California. Her book, Land of Little Rain, has been hailed as the most magnificent description of California desert ever printed.
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Inyo County is home to the Palisade Glacier, the largest glacier in the Sierra Nevada at 2.5 miles long, 1 mile wide and several hundred feet thick, and the southernmost glacier in the Western Hemisphere.
Death Valley National Park is 5,216 square miles (3.3 million acres) and is the largest National Park in the lower 48 states.
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County of Inyo
Inyo County is located in east-central California in the southwestern United States, on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and south of Yosemite National Park. Welcome to the Eastern Sierra.