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Welcome to the Delta
Welcome to the California Delta, the largest estuary on the western coast of the Americas. The Delta is full of the sights and sounds of nature, but it is also home to more than 500,000 Californians and visited year-round as a recreation and tourist destination. Use this link to find out what is going on in the Delta. More...
Cache slough study
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About the Delta
The Delta is formed by the confluence of the state's two largest rivers: the Sacramento flowing south from its headwaters near Mt. Shasta and the San Joaquin flowing north from its origins high in the southern Sierra Nevada. More...