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Death Valley Is Hot Tourist Destination, Literally
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Death Valley Is Hot Tourist Destination, Literally

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Death Valley Is Hot Tourist Destination, Literally

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Record-breaking temperatures are drawing crowds of visitors there, where they are frying eggs on sidewalks and posing next to a big unofficial thermometer showing temperatures as high as 132 degrees. Another draw is the aptly named Furnace Creek.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. This summer, Death Valley is a really hot tourist destination. Record-breaking temperatures are drawing crowds of visitors, where they're frying eggs on sidewalks and posing next to a big, unofficial thermometer showing temperatures as high as 132 degrees. Another draw is the aptly named Furnace Creek. Next Wednesday, it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the hottest recorded temperature on the planet there, 134 degrees. It's MORNING EDITION.

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