The Salt Lake Tribune newspaper on Monday began using a new map of Utah that features a fresh depiction of the Great Salt Lake in response to the drastic shrinking the iconic body of water has undergone over the last 30 years. The change to the map came with the assistance of graphics artists at AccuWeather.
A combination of river diversions and the impacts from the megadrought across the American West has driven the lake to 4,191.3 feet above sea level over the summer – the lowest levels the lake had seen since the USGS began keeping records back in 1847 – and levels continued to fall until storms moved in and agricultural irrigation ended for the season. –
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