Salt Lake City & the Valley

August 17, 2004

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NE Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Range

Wasatch Range

Looking farther south.

Oquirrh Mountains

Looking southwest.

Wasatch Range

Wasatch Range

Wasatch Range

and Downtown Salt Lake City.

Oquirrh Mountains and the Great Salt Lake

Looking west/southwest.

Oquirrh Mountains

Looking southwest.

The Great Salt Lake and Antelope State Park

Looking west.

Antelope State Park

Rising from the Great Salt Lake. On the extreme right you can see a plane inbound to the SLC airport.

Oquirrh Mountains and the Great Salt Lake

A really nice shot of the mountains, lake, and Antelope State Park.

Unknown Hill

Behind our vantage point above the City, this hill beckoned...

From the hill I

Sun streams down onto Antelope State Park in the middle of the Great Salt Lake.

From the hill II

Another view.

Unknown Hill II

Farther up the hillside, a closer look at the rock cliff at the top.

Downtown Salt Lake City

A shot of Downtown and Temple Square. The city's minor league ballpark is in the distance.

Oquirrh Mountains

Looking southwest.

Scenery

A plant of unknown variety stands out against the distant mountains.

Scenery II

This plant had a curved tip, making for an interesting frame shot.

Scenery III

One of the few large plants that was still green.

Scenery IV

A closeup of the flowers.

State Capitol

The Utah State Capitol.

Unknown

Seen while driving south through downtown Salt Lake City.

Unknown Building

Driving south through the city.

It's Taco Time!

Bowling

A sign reminiscent of the 1960s.

It's not your father's Salt Lake City

They've "modernized" a bit...

The Kennecott Mine

The Kennecott Copper Mine in Bingham Canyon. The Mine is a national historic landmark and is one of the few man-made items that can be seen from space. Where "the Pit" and enormous tailing piles are today, a mountain once stood.

The Kennecott Mine

Another view.

 

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