Death Valley is part of the Mojave Desert. Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California and a small part of Nevada in the United States. It is one of the hottest places on Earth and holds the record for the highest air temperature ever recorded, which reached 134 degrees Fahrenheit (56.7 degrees Celsius) in Furnace Creek Ranch on July 10, 1913.
The Mojave Desert is a vast desert in the southwestern United States, primarily in southeastern California, southern Nevada, and parts of Arizona and Utah. It is the driest desert in North America and is known for its arid landscapes, unique plant and animal life, and iconic features like Joshua Tree National Park.
Death Valley is situated within the Mojave Desert, and the two are often mentioned together due to their geographic proximity and shared arid climate characteristics.