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MODERN MARVELS travels to a salt mine 1,800 feet below Lake Erie where workers blast salt from a massive deposit spanning four states, to an evaporation facility near San Francisco where machines harvest salt from the briny ocean.
Visit a Florida restaurant that offers 40 different varieties of salt, and journey to New York to explore saltís surprising number one application: de-icing snowy winter roads. See how a high-tech desalination plant removes salt from ocean water, producing 25 million gallons of drinkable water every day. If itís speed youíre after, look no further than a natural drag strip in Utah made of pure salt.