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Category: History of St Maarten
Have you ever wonder about the Salt Ponds on St. Maarten / St. Martin?
By Mark Yokoyama You don’t need a lot to make salt. It takes seawater, a shallow pond and sunlight to evaporate the water. It takes a few months that are dry enough for evaporation to outpace whatever rain is falling. When salt was an industry on Sint Maarten / St. Martin, other things were added...