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Salt Flats

I don’t live far from the Bonneville Salt Flats. I have seen them so many times and often forget how lucky I am to live where I can see such an amazing thing. Many of you have seen the salt flats in movies, videos and on racing channels and maybe have not even realized it.

There is a seen in the Pirates of the Caribbean (where they are at the end of the world) and that is the Bonneville Salt Flats. The movie, which I highly recommend, The World’s Fastest Indian, features the flats.

One thing I have noticed it that for some reason people want to taste the dirt. (I have never done that, but my son says it tastes like salt dirt.)

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Snow capped sale flats.

There is a light dusting of snow on the flats. You can seen the background more snow in the mountains.

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Watch her, she's about to taste the dirt!

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The salt flats are famous for all sorts of speed records. The flat surface that naturally occurs at the center of the flats are perfect for high speed.

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Clouds and rain create a quick magic

It has to be perfect timing to get this picture. The flats may be wet or may be a mirage. If is cloudy and a mirage, all is well. If it is actually wet, get off quick or you are stuck.

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I have been there at least 100 times and never seen this sign. I am sure it exists. There is a picture!

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Everyone clamors for the perfect pick!

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