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 its highest level this century. The Great Basin – which stretches from the Sierra Nevada … Read moreChapter 4: Great Salt Lake’s geology reveals Earth’s secrets

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Chapter 1: Utah’s Dead Sea Brims with Life, Myth and Mystery

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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. Nelson Ellinwood of Salt Lake City recalls the first time he took a friend duck hunting on the Great Salt Lake. “We were rowing down the channel at twilight, right before the … Read moreChapter 1: Utah’s Dead Sea Brims with Life, Myth and Mystery

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