Salt precipitation after a walk near the Great Salt Lake
by Jennifer Ziesch, Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics, Hannover, Germany
The soil around the Great Salt Lake (Utah) is full of minerals. Most of the salt is dissolved in the lake and deposited in the desert flats around it. The photo of the footprint was taken very near to the lake. It reflects the high salinity which is caused by high evaporation.
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Submitted on 05 December 2016
Credit: Jennifer Ziesch (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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