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The salt pond worker

Salt ponds are vast coastal lagoons where salt water evaporates naturally. The salt pond worker, known as a paludier, was responsible for maintaining the ponds and dams and collecting the salt crystals.

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Salt Marsh Workers
France, Pays de la Loire, Loire-Atlantique, Batz-sur-Mer
Sketch, grease pencil, on white paper
Credit: Frédéric Back
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