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Vast salt flats at the lowest elevation in North America.
Uplift on the salt flats
As salt crystals grow over time, slabs of the salt crust are uplifted and eroded.
Surreal patterns of salt with a stormy backdrop.
Salt Pools lined with actively growing crystals are sinkholes in the thickest layers of salt crust.
Rainwater draining into the lowest part of the basin creates a temporary lake.
Delicate salt crystals are constantly growing.
Last updated: August 1, 2014