Chapter 4: Great Salt Lake’s geology reveals Earth’s secrets

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Great Salt Lake geology is a study in contrasts. Along the shores of Antelope Island, for example, one can find rocks kicked out of volcanoes 3 billion years ago – and gravel formed in the 1980s when the lake reached … Continued

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Chapter 2: Bald Eagles play out dramatic struggle on Ogden Bay

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From Tom Wharton’s Year with Great Salt Lake, a series originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune, 1992. Read more about the series here. Ogden Bay – Perched high on the branches of dead cottonwood trees, a pair of bald eagles survey … Continued

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Winds of Change: On Poetry and Sailing Great Salt Lake

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Winds Of Change By Dave Christensen On a windy day as light burnt away they shot arrows, refilling their bows again and again, But I am still standing. Sticks blew from turbulence in a cyclone of expletives. Stones whipped by … Continued

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The Wild West Returns to Antelope Island

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Editor’s Note: A warm welcome back to one of our favorite perennial contributors, Wendy Wilson (Summer of Salt 2012 & 2013).  As life on the Island unfolds over the seasons, we’ll be watching for posts from Wendy about the wildlife, … Continued

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