Commonly Asked Questions About Utah’s Great Salt Lake and Ancient Lake Bonneville (PI-104)
By: Jim Davis, J. Wallace Gwynn, and Andrew Rupke This second edition of Commonly Asked Questions about Great Salt Lake and Ancient Lake Bonneville follows more than a quarter-century after the first edition. When the original was published in 1996, Great...
Major levels of Great Salt Lake and Lake Bonneville (M-73)
By: D. R. Currey, G. Atwood, and D. R. Mabey Great Salt Lake has intrigued and challenged the explorers, tourists, petroleum geologists, mineral extractors, brine-shrimp harvesters, transportation engineers, health professionals, wildlife biologists, meteorologists, climatologists, hydrologists, geologists, urban planners, and government...
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Geology and mineral resources of Box Elder County, Utah (B-115)
By: H. H. Doelling Box Elder County is situated in the northwest corner of Utah bordering with Idaho on the north, Nevada on the west, Tooele and Weber counties on the south and Cache County on the east. It comprises...
Great Salt Lake: an overview of change
Edited By: J. W. Gwynn This volume brings together multi-disciplinary articles on the history, scientific research, artistic aspects, management, development, utilization, and other subjects related to Great Salt Lake and its extended environs including the Bonneville Salt Flats. This volume...
The Great Salt Lake
By: Dale L. Morgan The Great Salt Lake is a remarkable book, written by a remarkable man. After the passage of nearly a half-century, it remains one of the most informative and readable general histories of Utah yet written; a...
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Commonly asked questions about Utah's Great Salt Lake and ancient Lake Bonneville (PI-39)
By: J. W. Gwynn Color pamphlet that answers questions about the Great Salt Lake and Lake Bonneville such as when did Lake Bonneville exist and what kinds of animals lived around it, why is the Great Salt Lake salty, what...
The Geology of Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah (MP 00-1)
By: J. K. King and G. C. Willis, editors Antelope Island, the largest of Great Salt Lake’s eight major islands, is about 15 miles (24 km) long and up to 5 miles (8 km) wide, and covers approximately 40 square...
Ancient Lake Bonneville from 18,000 to 16,000 B.P. Wall Map
By: Buck Ehler Lake Bonneville has inspired, intrigued, and fascinated countless people since the first map depicting its maximum extent was published in G.K. Gilbert's Lake Bonneville monograph in 1890.  Were it not for the prominent Bonneville, Provo, and other...
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The Spiral Jetty Encyclo: Exploring Robert Smithson's Earthwork through Time and Place
Copublished with the Tanner Trust Fund, J. Willard Marriott Library.Robert Smithson’s earthwork, Spiral Jetty (1970), an icon of the Land Art movement of the 1960s and 1970s, is located on the northern shores of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. Smithson built...
Geologic map of Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah (M-127)
By: H. H. Doelling, G. C. Willis, M. E. Jensen, S. Hecker, W. F. Case, and J. S. Hand Antelope Island is a small fault-block mountain range in the Basin and Range physiographic province which extends from the Wasatch Front...
Field guide to geologic excursions in Utah and adjacent areas of Nevada, Idaho, and Wyoming, G.S.A. field guide, Rocky Mountain Section (MP 92-3)
By: J. R. Wilson, editorThis guidebook contains articles and road logs for field trips planned in conjunction with the 1992 meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America held at Ogden, Utah. The field trip articles...
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Great Salt Lake Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
By: Alan Millard Pictorial wraps. Featuring area history, geology, ecology and culture.  Other Information: 2005. First edition.Paperback. 125pp.
Great Salt Lake's North Arm Salt Crust (RI-276)
By: Andrew Rupke, Taylor Boden, and Peter NielsenA salt crust has covered the floor of Great Salt Lake's north arm for most of the time period since the construction of the railroad rock causeway in 1959. This study describes the...
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Geology and Antelope Island State Park, Utah (MP 88-2)
By: H. H. Doelling and others Antelope Island is located in the southeast corner of Great Salt lake and is the largest of its islands. It is a little over 40 square miles in size, with a length of 15...
Engineering geology of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, Utah (B-126)
By: W. R. Lund, editorGeologic exposures in the Salt Lake City region record a long history of sedimentation and tectonic activity extending back to the Precambrian Era. Today, the city lies above a deep, sediment-filled basin flanked by two uplifted...
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An approximation of the physical and chemical characteristics of Farmington Bay and Bear River Bay, Great Salt Lake, Utah (RI-211)
By: J. W. Gwynn Analytical studies of the Great Salt Lake, especially those concerning volume, level, salinity and salt load often require that the salinities of the two major bay areas be known, independent of the major north and south...
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Mineral occurrences in the Emergency Withdrawal Area and adjacent lands in the Great Salt Lake Desert (Tooele County) (RI-200)
By: J. W. Gwynn, K. M. Clem, M. A. Shubat, B. T. Tripp, and P. A. SturmThis mineral report was prepared to fulfill the requirements of PL 94-579 Sec. 204 (c)(2) for the emergency withdrawal of a portion of the...
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Preguntas comunes acerca de Gran Lago Salado de Utah y de Antiguo Lago Boneville (Spanish version of Commonly asked questions about Utah's Great Salt Lake) (PI-86)
By: J. W. Gwynn Translated into Spanish, this color pamphlet answers questions about the Great Salt Lake and Lake Bonneville such as when did Lake Bonneville exist and what kinds of animals lived around it, why is the Great Salt...
Great Salt Lake information sheet (PI-8)
By: J. W. Gwynn This one page information sheet gives basic information concerning the Great Salt Lake. Information includes: low level on record, high level on record, freshwater sources, salt content, islands, and more. Other Information: Published: 1990 (updated 1998)...
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Brine properties, mineral extraction industries, and salt load of Great Salt Lake, Utah (PI-51)
Brine properties, mineral extraction industries, and salt load of Great Salt Lake, Utah
Geologic resources of Salt Lake County, Utah (PI-5)
By: S. N. Eldredge and C. M. Wilkerson This brochure is an introduction to Salt Lake County's geologic resources and the important role they play in our economy and everyday lives. Understanding the dynamic forces that form geologic resources and...
Mineralogy and fluid chemistry of surficial sediments in the Newfoundland Basin, Tooele and Box Elder Counties, Utah (OFR-539)
By: B. F. Jones, W. W. White III, K. M. Conko, D. M. Webster, and J. F. KohlerThe Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducted a joint three-year field study of Newfoundland Basin?s shallow-brine aquifer and...
Great Salt Lake brine chemistry database and reports - 1966 to 2006 (OFR-485)
By: J. W. Gwynn Prior to the construction of the solid rock-fill railroad causeway across the central part of Great Salt Lake in 1959, the water was able to mix throughout the lake. Through this mixing, the salinity and chemistry...
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Isotopes and carbonate minerals in Lake Bonneville marl: records of lake-level fluctuations and climate change (OFR-251)
By: C. G. Oviatt Measurements of the ratio of aragonite to calcite from a short core of Lake Bonneville pelagic marl collected at the Old River Bed in west central Utah indicate lake-level fluctuations during the lake's transgressive phase. Chronology...
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