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Apr18

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Feb 8, 2014 - Jun 1 , 2014
From the tropical rainforest of ancient Maya, 16th century Europe, the Industrial Revolution, to the present day - the…
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Apr18

Living Legends

Jan 10, 2014 - Jan 11 , 2037
For more than 40 years, BYU students with a heritage of Native American, Polynesian and Latin American backgrounds have…
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Apr18

The Center for Land Use…

Jan 24, 2014 - May 4 , 2014
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts commissioned the Center for Land Use Interpretation (CLUI), a Wendover/Los Angeles-based…
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Apr19

Bug Brigade

Jan 11, 2014 - May 24 , 2014
Twice a month we offer visitors an opportunity to observe and handle live bugs to learn about these arthropods'…
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Apr19

HawkWatch: Birds in the Lab!

Jan 25, 2014 - May 31 , 2014
Join the HawkWatch crew and some of their fine feathered friends for the opportunity to observe live raptors…
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Apr21

Phun with Physics

Jan 13, 2014 - Oct 13 , 2014
Live physics demos like you have never seen before! What do balloons, bicycle wheels, liquid nitrogen, flowers and a…
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Apr24

The Chickadee Society

Jan 9, 2014 - May 22 , 2014
Preschool Adventures! We invite you and your preschool age child to join the Chickadee Society here at the Natural…
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Utah's Diverse Geography

With elevations from 2,200 feet to over 13,500 feet, Utah's diverse terrain includes deserts, redrock canyons and forested mountains.

Utah's Geography

Covering 84,904 square miles, Utah is located in the crossroads of the Desert Southwest and Rocky Mountains. The land itself embraces everything from desert to alpine climate zones and is divided into three major landscapes: Basin and Range, the Middle Rocky Mountains and the Colorado Plateau.

Utah's Basin area includes the Bonneville Salt Flats stretching for miles into Utah's west desert and home of the world famous Bonneville Speedway. As part of the Rockies, the Wasatch and Uinta mountains to the east of Salt Lake City are famous for The Greatest Snow on Earth® and for their world-class winter and summer resorts. The red rock canyons, buttes and mesas of the Colorado Plateau in Southern Utah are home to Utah's five National Parks.


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