13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience

Intrepid Potash, Inc. is the largest producer of potassium chloride in the United States. River water (from the nearby Colorado River) is pumped into the mine and dissolves the potash, after which the brine solution is pumped to evaporation ponds. Blue dye is added to speed evaporation. Potash, Utah. Aerial Image.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: None, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Jassen Todorov