Areia Branca





October 14 · Issue #1430 · View online
Daily Overview
Saltwater evaporation ponds surround Areia Branca, a coastal city near the northeastern tip of Brazil. Areia Branca is one of the most important salt production hubs in the country, with an average annual yield of 5.5 million tons — around 98% of Brazil’s total production. Salt collected here is used in thousands of different products, including food, cosmetics and industrial chemicals.
-4.955830°, -37.136900°

Source imagery: Maxar
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