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La Sal is a census-designated place in San Juan County, Utah, United States. The population was 339 at the 2000 census. The name comes from the La Sal Mountains which means in Spanish "The Salt".

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Google previewAnnual Report (1877)

1st-12th, 1867-1878 by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)

The Sierra la Sal is a small group of eruptive mountains standing south of Grand River and surrounded on the east and south by the Dolores. The group is about 12 miles in length from north to south and 6 miles in breadth. It derives its name from a small branch of the Dolores, whose water is a strong brine.

Google previewTectonics of the Southern Central Andes (2012)

Structure and Evolution of an Active Continental Margin by Klaus-Joachim Reutter, Ekkehard Scheuber, Peter Wigger

The Cordillera de la Sal is a small SSW-NNE striking intrabasinal foldbelt within the Salar de Atacama Depression and provides the best outcrops of the sedimentary record of the Preandean Depression. It is built mainly of continental red beds (San Pedro Formation, Oligo-Miocene), locally more than 3 km thick. These sediments were deposited in a playa environment and contain large amounts of evaporites (gypsum, anhydrite, glauberite, and, especially, halite). First fossil findings ...

Google previewRepublic (1876)

A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Dissemination of Political Information

The Sierra la Sal is a short, isolated range of mountains, just west of the Dolores, separating it from the Grand river. The direction of the range is about north and south, its length about fifteen miles, and the elevation of the summits 12,000 to 12,500 feet. The Grand river from the mouth of the Gunnison to that of the Dolores is alternately in open valley and low canons. On the south the river hugs the edge of the plateau closely, while on the north low, open, desert country extends about ...

Google previewOre deposits of Utah (1920)

by Victor Conrad Heikes

The La Sal is a typical laccolithic mountain group (p. 93), being formed by igneous rocks that have risen through relatively narrow fissures and spread out between certain strata doming the overlying rocks. From every direction the higher surrounding strata tend to curve upward. The rocks at the base of the mountains, however, in many places show little disturbance till very close to the igneous core and in some localities they do not curve up at all but are crosscut by the igneous ...

Google previewGeohydrology of Project Gnome Site, Eddy County, New Mexico (1971)

by James Blair Cooper, V. M. Glanzman

Laguna Grande de la Sal is a shallow lake that occupies a part of a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Crime Films (2012)

by Geoff Mayer

BAJO LA SAL (2008). Directed and cowritten by Mario Mufioz, this atmospheric Mexican police procedural is set in the remote (fictional) north Mexican town of Santa Rosa de la Sal. The town is situated on the edge of 100,000 acres of salt flats. During the salt harvest, the decomposed bodies of a number of young girls are discovered amid rows of salt. This unsettling imagery provides an appropriate context for the dark secrets that are exposed throughout the film. Comandante Trujillo ...

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I'll never be mistaken for Pat Boone. (Sal Mineo)
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