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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Pyramid Lake Reprise

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Two years ago, on my way to celebrate my 30th birthday next to the sea, I paused to visit a sister saline Lake in Northwestern Nevada.  Pyramid Lake, with its tufas, birds, and bright blue waters, was the perfect place to contemplate the connections across time and space and place and myself within it all.  … Read morePyramid Lake Reprise

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