Great Salt Lake (Images of America) (Paperback)

Great Salt Lake (Images of America) By Lynn Arave, Ray Boren Cover Image
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Great Salt Lake is bleak yet beautiful, mysterious and alluring, an endangered dead sea vital to life. Explorer Jedediah Smith, surrounded by a vast wilderness, realized this felt to him like home. Conservationist John Muir found in the briny waters a sublime baptism and came out, in his words, salted and clean as a saint. Nineteenth-century Utahns built the first resorts, such as Saltair; bathed and floated in the water; and began extracting valuable salts and minerals from the ever-fluctuating lake. Ringed with wildlife refuges, it is a haven for migrating birds. With multiple state parks, Antelope Island among them, Great Salt Lake is today a magnet for sight-seeing, swimming, hiking, biking, horse riding, and sailing--just a few of the ways to experience what pioneer-era surveyor Howard Stansbury described as a great and peculiar beauty.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467109000
ISBN-10: 1467109002
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America