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South Jordan

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South Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States (40.56217 -111.92966)

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Name: South Jordan topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 40.53686 -112.06982 40.58212 -111.89457
Minimum elevation: 1,309 m
Maximum elevation: 1,684 m
Average elevation: 1,431 m

South Jordan

The relative flatness of South Jordan is due to lacustrine sediments of a pleistocene lake called Lake Bonneville. Lake Bonneville existed from 75,000 to 8,000 years ago; at its peak some 30,000 years ago, the lake reached an elevation of 5,200 feet (1,600 m) above sea level and had a surface area of 19,800 square miles (51,000 km2). The elevation of South Jordan ranges from approximately 4,300 feet (1,300 m) near the Jordan River in the east and rises gently to the foothills of the Oquirrh Mountains at 5,200 feet (1,600 m). A notable exception is a bluff at the western edge of the Daybreak Community which is an old sandbar of Lake Bonneville.

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