Salt of the Earth - Chaplin Saskatchewan Canada

Driving on the #1 Trans Canada Hwy passing Chaplin, Saskatchewan you may feel like you are in a summer snowstorm on windy days. It is not snow, but blowing natural cake salts.
These salts are processed at the Chaplin plant which began operating...
Driving on the #1 Trans Canada Hwy passing Chaplin, Saskatchewan you may feel like you are in a summer snowstorm on windy days. It is not snow, but blowing natural cake salts.
These salts are processed at the Chaplin plant which began operating in 1948.
Sodium sulfate is used primarily in powdered laundry and dishwasher detergents, carpet deodorizers, modified corn starches, textile dying,
glass making, kraft paper, and mineral feeds for livestock.

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12 March 2024
The 18-mile-long-Lake Chaplin is the source of one of the richest and purest sodium sulphate deposits in the world.
Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Canada
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
Salt banks that look like snow banks is what you see while traveling the Trans Canada Hwy past Chaplin in Saskatchewan.
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
Trans Canada Highway thru Chaplin Saskatchewan.
Stop at the Chaplin Nature Centre on Hwy #1 and learn about the salt flats and the numerous shorebirds that visit the area.
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
White salt rocks from Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Largest natural sodium sulphate deposit in the world.
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
There is a lookout at the Chaplin Nature Centre that gives visitors a great view of the salt flats and area.
Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Canada
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
Blowing salts resemble blowing snow so be prepared when traveling past Chaplin on windy days.
Highway #1 between Moose Jaw and Swift Current is the Village of Chaplin, Saskatchewan.
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
A calm day is best for bird watching in the Chaplin area as the natural salt deposits on windy days can make visibility difficult.
Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Canada.
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
This photo shows how windy days resemble a blizzard in Chaplin from the natural salt flats.
Chaplin, Saskatchewan, Canada
12 March 2024 ·   1 month ago
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