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Salt Flats brown?

Maryville, TN
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Salt Flats brown?

Was driving thru the salt flats August 26 expecting to see the blinding white that I remembered as a kid but they were brown as far as you could see. Why was this? Is it permanent or was it a fluke?

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1. Re: Salt Flats brown?

The water has receeded quit a bit over the past decade or so. In general the salt flats are usually a white color, unless they are damp due to weather.

Park City, Utah
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2. Re: Salt Flats brown?

Might have just been local weather at the time. Here's an image from last spring.

www.flickr.com/photos/tkellyphoto/8832781788/

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