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  Great Salt Lake | Utah.com
The lake's turquoise waters attract sailors, its white sand beaches are popular with swimmers and sunbathers, and craggy outcroppings on Antelope Island and some shoreline areas draw hikers and mountain bikers.
Early explorers thought the lake was an inland extension of the Pacific Ocean, or that a river connected the lake to the ocean.
Wildlife is abundant on Antelope Island and in the lake's shoreline marshes.
www.utah.com /stateparks/great_salt_lake.htm   (859 words)

  Salt Lake County, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salt Lake County is a county located in the state of Utah.
Salt Lake County was settled in 1847 when Mormon pioneers, fleeing persecution in the East, discovered Salt Lake Valley after traveling through Emigration Canyon.
Salt Lake County borders Davis County to the north, Morgan County to the northeast, Summit County to the east, Tooele County to the west, Wasatch County to the southeast, and Utah County to the south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salt_Lake_County,_Utah   (2923 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salt Lake City is the home to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir as well as the Utah Symphony Orchestra, which was founded in 1940 by Maurice Abravanel and has become widely renowned.
Salt Lake City is the primary jumping-off point for exploring the national parks and monuments and rugged terrain of the southern half of the state, as it contains the only international airport in the state.
Salt Lake City's mass transit service is operated by the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and includes light rail and bus routes (with the addition of commuter rail in 2008).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salt_Lake_City,_Utah   (6627 words)

 MSN Encarta - Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City is the international headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church.
Salt Lake City lies high above sea level in a mountain valley flanked by the Wasatch Range to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the southwest.
The population of Salt Lake City was 181,743 in 2000, an increase from the 1990 population of 159,936.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761579320/Salt_Lake_City.html   (1305 words)

 Salt Lake City - Photo Gallery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Salt Lake City is the capital and largest city in Utah.
Salt Lake City Library (73 pictures) The City Library (opened in Feb 2003) is the new must see attraction of Salt Lake.
Salt Lake West Side (21 pictures) Just prior to the 2002 Olympics, Salt Lake diverted the railroad lines, and the west side of Salt Lake is now undergoing major renovation.
protophoto.com /subject.html?subject_id=174   (801 words)

 Utah - Salt Lake Desert
The Great Salt Lake occupies 2,500 square miles northwest of Salt Lake City, but it was once part of the much larger Lake Bonneville, which 18,000 years ago extended across 20,000 square miles including parts of Idaho and Nevada.
The Lake: The lake is famous for its high salinity (which varies between 10 and 25%), second only to the Dead Sea of Israel, but the water tends to be rather smelly and there is not much of interest to see.
I-80: In some places the salt is covered by a small depth of water; one good place to view the conditions is a rest area on I-80, 15 miles west of Wendover; it is quite an experience to walk a short distance into the salty wasteland.
www.americansouthwest.net /utah/salt_lake_desert   (538 words)

 Salt Lake City News
Salt Lake City police are on the lookout for two men who robbed a store clerk at gunpoint.
SALT LAKE CITY Gov. Jon Huntsman said Wednesday he will not call the Legislature into special session to address his income-tax cut plan after discovering that the $70 million he and the Legislature set aside...
A Salt Lake County woman decided to Get-Gephardt when she got a bill for a $1000 over her agreed contract.
www.topix.net /city/salt-lake-city-ut   (700 words)

 Great Salt Lake, Utah
The USGS is studying the ecology of brine shrimp in the lake in cooperation with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (requires Frames compatible browser) and researchers from the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Utah State University.
The salts of the lake are primarily sodium chloride (common salt), although small amounts of other elements and salts are also present, including magnesium, potassium, sulfate, and carbonate.
The lake and its marshes provide a resting and staging area for the birds, as well as an abundance of brine shrimp and brine flies that serve as food.
ut.water.usgs.gov /greatsaltlake   (862 words)

 Salt Lake City | Utah.com
Salt Lake City is Utah's capital and gateway to the state's renowned ski resorts, scenic national parks and recreational areas.
Salt Lake City was founded on July 24, 1847, by a group of Mormon pioneers.
Salt Lake has been ranked as one of the nation's best environments for business and is a major hub for technology-based corporations.
www.utah.com /saltlake   (2190 words)

 Salt Lake City | Hotels | Real Estate | Restaurants
Salt Lake City has developed a lively restaurant scene thanks to new talented chefs, a happening downtown, locally grown fresh produce and vegetables and savvy diners.
Despite Utah's liquor laws, Salt Lake city offers up a healthy local music scene and several "members only" (visitors always welcome) clubs and bars to see live music, grab a drink or dance the night away while making new friends.
Among Salt Lake City's draws are its quality of life, high salaries and technology sector, as well as its emergence as a logistics and distribution center for the western U.S. Our job listings are a good place to start and employment search in the Salt Lake City, Orem or Park City areas.
www.saltlakecity.com   (873 words)

 FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake - Welcome!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The mission of FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is to preserve and protect the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the lake through education, research, and advocacy.
With recent media coverage about Salt Lake City's interest in developing the NW Quadrant of the City, this is a good time to review a planning process initiated by Salt Lake County called the Salt Lake County Shorelands Plan.
Salt Lake City's NW Quadrant is adjacent to this study area.
www.xmission.com /~fogsl   (925 words)

 The Great Salt Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It is a terminal lake (it has no outlet to the sea) and therefore, the level depends upon precipitation.
The lake's salt content varies depending on its level, but percentages of salt have been as high as 27%, eight times saltier than the ocean.
Antelope Island is the lake's largest island that can be seen from the eastern shores of the Great Salt Lake.
www.ogdencvb.org /Davis/gsl.html   (373 words)

Bounded on the north by the States of Wyoming, Idaho, and Oregon, on the west by the western part of Nevada, on the south by California and Arizona, and on the east by Colorado, the Diocese of Salt Lake extends from 109° to 117° W. long., and from 35 to 42° N. lat.
The Cathedral of St. Mary Magdalen, Salt Lake City, dedicated in August, 1909 by Cardinal Gibbons, is one of the greatest ecclesiastical structures west of the Missouri River.
In nearly all the parishes and in all the houses of education, the League of the Sacred Heart, and Sodalities of the Children of Mary and of the Holy Angels are flourishing.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13404c.htm   (689 words)

 Olympic Cauldron Park
The spirit of Salt Lake 2002 lives on at Olympic Cauldron Park, a stunning new space set high on a city hillside.
Multisensory is, perhaps, the only word to describe the Salt Lake 2002 Theater, where emotions come flooding back in an out-of-this-world transformation.
Admission to the park and visitor center is free; tickets are required for admission to the Salt Lake 2002 Theater.
www.saltlake2002.com /main.html   (357 words)

At 12-25% salinity, the Great Salt Lake is one of the saltiest seas in the world.
The Great Salt Lake is shallow along its mudflats and shorelines, but with an average depth of 20 to 30 feet, 50 feet maximum, it's sufficient.
I heard somewhere that The Great Salt Lake was rated alongside the Chesapeake Bay for its wind conditions.
www.geocities.com /SouthBeach/Shores/9144   (899 words)

 Salt Lake City
c.4,330 ft (1,320 m), state capital and seat of Salt Lake co., N central Utah, on the Jordan River and near the Great Salt Lake, at the foot of the Wasatch Range; inc. 1851.
The prominence of the gigantic Temple (built 1853–93) on Temple Square at the city's heart reflects the Mormon nature of Salt Lake City; nearby are the Mormon Tabernacle (opened 1867) and Conference Center (opened 2000).
After 1849, Salt Lake City was a supply point for overland travel to California and was connected with the first transcontinental railroad by a line built (1869–70) by Brigham Young to Ogden.
www.factmonster.com /id/A0843275   (337 words)

 Salt Lake City School District
As part of Salt Lake City School District's construction program, the old Glendale was torn down and a new state-of-the-art building constructed on the same location.
Salt Lake City students who are arrive on time and ready to learn on the first day of school will earn a free ticket to the Real Salt Lake vs. Kansas City game on August 29.
Employees are invited to attend the morning session, where they hear brief messages from the Salt Lake City Board of Education and the superintendent.
www.slc.k12.ut.us   (476 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah - Wikimedia Commons
en: Salt Lake City is a city in Utah in the USA.
Salt Lake City's northern skyline pictured in 2004.
Salt Lake City at dusk from Memory Grove to the northeast
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/Salt_Lake_City   (87 words)

 Insiders' Guide® to Salt Lake City, 2nd Edition
We’re talking about Salt Lake City, a booming metropolis nestled between the undulating curves of the Wasatch Mountains and the arid grandeur of the Great Salt Lake Desert.
Eight times saltier than your average ocean, the Great Salt Lake stands as a mysterious backdrop to the city: Its shimmering blue waters tempt the eye while its salinity makes it inhospitable to everything but brine shrimp.
As you certainly know, Salt Lake City hosted the world for the 2002 winter Olympics: streamlining the transportation system, gussying up sports facilities and building accommodations for a wave of international guests.
www.insiders.com /saltlake   (299 words)

 Salt Lake City Marriott City Center: Hotel specials, rates and availability in Salt Lake City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Salt Lake City Marriott City Center: Hotel specials, rates and availability in Salt Lake City
The Salt Lake City Marriott City Center is the newest full service Marriott hotel in the Salt Lake City area.
Located in the heart of the city's business and cultural district, the hotel is adjacent to the Gallivan Center, where guests can enjoy concerts, ice skating, and cultural events.
marriott.com /property/propertypage.mi?marshaCode=SLCCC   (216 words)

 Utah - The Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve
It is a rich feeding ground for tens of thousands of migrating birds, which use the Great Salt Lake as a resting point on their journeys from Canada to points in Central and South America.
The preserve is along the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake between Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area and the Antelope Island State Park Causeway.
A mosaic of habitat types is present, primarily in response to hydrology and the influence of salts in the soil.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/utah/preserves/art5834.html   (732 words)

 Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce :: Home
Everything about business in the Salt Lake Area
© 2007 Salt Lake Chamber - Chamber of Commerce Building :: 175 E. Ste.
The Salt Lake Chamber Thanks Its Chairman Level Members:
www.saltlakechamber.org   (161 words)

 MLSnet.com - News - 07/14/2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Salt Lake City on Wednesday became the home of Major League Soccer's 12th team, joining the "Chivas USA" organization in beginning play in the spring of 2005.
Both Checketts and Garber noted the high soccer participation rate of the state of Utah, purportedly the highest in the country, and the club's desire to draw in youth soccer teams and families.
They also mentioned the rising Hispanic population in the Salt Lake City area and the large number of Utah residents who spend time abroad and developed a love for soccer in the process.
www.mlsnet.com /MLS/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20040714&content_id=8211&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp   (700 words)

 FRIENDS of the Great Salt Lake - Home
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake has been educating our community and advocating for the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem since 1994.
The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands has a core obligation, required by Utah law, to ensure that any use of Great Salt Lake does not interfere with navigation, fish and wildlife habitat, aquatic beauty, public recreation and water quality on or in the lake.
Great Salt Lake Minerals has recently applied to expand their operations in Clyman Bay and Bear River Bay to increase their total footprint to 73,000 acres or equivalent to 119 square miles.
www.fogsl.org   (393 words)

 Salt Lake City
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You will be able to send a postcard of Salt Lake City, Utah to your friends and family.
Here are a few cities to visit when you travel to Salt Lake City, Utah: Las Vegas, Nevada, Panguitch Lake, Duck Creek Village, Cedar City, Brian Head, Kanab and St.
www.travelwest.net /cities/saltlake   (424 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah (UT) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Back to Salt Lake City, UT housing info, Salt Lake County, Utah big cities, UT smaller cities, UT small cities, All Cities.
The ratio of number of residents in Salt Lake City to the number of sex offenders is 499 to 1.
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www.city-data.com /city/Salt-Lake-City-Utah.html   (3484 words)

 Salt Lake City, Utah, Ski Salt Lake City, Meetings
Salt Lake City, Utah, Ski Salt Lake City, Meetings
Red Butte Garden has a great line-up of acts to enjoy under the sun and stars.
you need for your Salt Lake City vacation.
www.visitsaltlake.com   (75 words)

 Home - Salt Lake City
Through its programs and services for women and children, the YWCA of Salt Lake City addresses a variety of basic, immediate needs for safety, shelter, food, and clothing, as well as longer term needs for affordable housing, quality child care and preschool, economic empowerment, emotional health, and physical well being.
For 100 years, the YWCA has been a voice for women, a force for change, and a place for hope in our community.  Click here for a list of Centennial events.
Six women in the greater Salt Lake area will be honored at the YWCA of Salt Lake City’s Centennial LeaderLuncheon to be held in Fall 2006.
www.ywca.org /site/pp.asp?c=glLUJgP9H&b=67256   (134 words)

 Official Home Page, Salt Lake County
Our Mission - Provide honest, open, efficient and ethical government that is fiscally responsible, accessible and responsive to Salt Lake County's needs.
Download the new resource directory detailing classes and training available from Salt Lake County Aging Services.
Salt Lake County Government Center – 2001 South State Street Salt Lake City, UT 84190 – 801 468-3000
www.co.slc.ut.us   (134 words)

 Salt Lake Symphony
Welcome to the 32nd season of the Salt Lake Symphony.
This promises to be the most exciting year yet of the Salt Lake Symphony, one where the orchestra truly comes of age as one of the leading community orchestras in the western United States
We are also pleased to continue our association with the Salt Lake Choral Artists under the direction of Brady Allred for a performance of Bach’s Magnificat in December.
www.saltlakesymphony.org   (151 words)

 Salt Lake City Real Estate - Salt Lake City Homes For Sale
If you are looking to purchase a new home then my New Homes for Sale page details the different developments currently being built in and around the Salt Lake Valley.
Are you moving to Salt Lake and want to know what there is to do in and around the Salt Lake area then checkout the Useful Salt Lake Information page.
Are for looking at homes for sale and are fed up of continually searching through the entire list of homes currently on the market then why not let me do it for you.
www.bestsaltlakehomes.com   (782 words)

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