Great Salt Desert


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Dasht-i-Ka•vir

(ˌdɑʃt i kəˈvɪər)

n.
a salt desert in N central Iran. ab. 18,000 sq. mi. (46,620 sq. km). Also called Kavir Desert , Great Salt Desert.
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Noun1.Great Salt Desert - a salt desert in north central Iran
Iran, Islamic Republic of Iran, Persia - a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
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The team even found a new perspective of the Northern Lights - from above - plus views of Iran's Great Salt Desert and the Green River, Utah.
Shopkeeper Arezou Afshani said the salt stones were brought from the Semnan province of Iran, which is located near the Dasht-e Kavir or the Great Salt Desert.
As the lake declines, the exposed lakebed is left with a covering of salts, primarily sodium chloride, making a great salt desert of the lost lake surface area.

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