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a harvesting machine and two trucks in a crystallizing pond near the Great Salt Lake, Utah
July 17, 2016

Precious Mineral

A harvesting machine gathers salt from a crystallizing pond near the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The briny lake is the largest lake west of the Mississippi River and is so salty that much of the aquatic life found in other lakes cannot live there.

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Photograph by Jassen T., National Geographic Your Shot
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