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Detroit's Natural Resource

Detroit is known for cars and music. Natural resources? Not so much. Yet each day, 30 or so miners descend nearly 1,200 ft. beneath the city to extract salt from remnants of ancient seas that extend below much of the Great Lakes — and form one of North America's robust salt reserves.

Read the full story in this week's magazine, or here. Also, here's a terrific photo gallery by photographer Lisa Kereszi.

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