Reflections from the Saratoga Sun

Winter in the Rockies - nothing changes

1 years ago today

January 25, 1923

Strong wind blows Utah Into Wyoming

When terrific windstorm swept the Rocky Mountain region recently, according to Professor Samuel H. Knight of the University of Wyoming.

Knight examined minutely the particles of dust found in the vicinity of Laramie after the storm had subsided. He announced that the investigation disclosed that the dust is composed for the most part of minute grains of quartz and covered with a thin coat of iron oxide. No dust of a similar character is natural to Wyoming, he said.

"A reasonable estimate based upon studies during and foll...

 

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