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wppIncredible images of Los Angeles when it was covered in wetlands

By Leanna Garrfield – Business Insider – March 3, 2018
Before Los Angeles became the center of the film industry, it was covered in wetlands and farmland. The Southern California Coastal Water Research Project recently began mapping LA’s lost Ballona Creek watershed, which once spanned thousands of acres and ranged from freshwater ponds to marshes to meadows for several centuries. European colonists later came and formed the city’s first street grid, destroying around a third of these wetlands. Read full story here.

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