Learn about Mormon colonization in Utah in the 1850s. Explore the course of settlement around the Great Salt Lake, Utah. Understand plans Brigham Young made for early settlement of this area. 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.