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What did the mormons call their settlement on the Great Salt Lake?

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2012-05-01 16:56:02
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They didn't really make a settlement on the Great Salt Lake, as there is swampy marshland surrounding the lake for several miles. The first city they settled in the area was Great Salt Lake City, later renamed Salt Lake City, which is about 20 miles from the nearest shore of the Great Salt Lake.

Salt Lake City and other Mormon settlements in the area were a part of a territory the Mormons named Deseret.

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