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How Death Valley Got Its Name

Death Valley, Calif., is one of the hottest places in the world with summer temperatures averaging over 100 degrees Fahrenheit. NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Park Ranger Charlie Callagan about how the California desert got its name.

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For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.
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