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Silver Island Mountains, Tooele County, Utah. Photo by Adam Hiscock.


Bonneville Salt Flats, Silver Island Mountains, and Pilot Peak, Box Elder County

Photographer: Ken Krahulec © 2018

Silver Island Mountains, Box Elder County, Utah
Photographer: Gregg Beukelman; © 2013

Chemical weathering produces pits and holes in the surface of Jurassic-age quartz monzonite at Crater Island, in the northeast part of the Basin and Range Province. The “island” of rock rises from the barren, salt-covered plains of the Great Salt Lake Desert east of the distant Pilot Range.