Utah's Black Rock Resort, developed in 1880, was famous for its beach and bathing facilities. Black Rock once hosted a major sports event of the summer -- the marathon swim to Antelope Island. An excerpt from the 22-part video series THE GEOGRAPHY OF UTAH, conceived and written by Albert L. Fisher, PhD (University of Utah). The series encompasses the political, cultural, historical and sociological geography of the state of Utah. It describes the activities, the land and the people. Much of the video material was videotaped on location throughout the state of Utah, giving the student and interested viewer valuable field trip experiences.