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A saline lake of southeast California in the Imperial Valley region of the Colorado Desert. It was a salt-covered depression known as the Salton Sink until 1905, when flood waters of the Colorado River formed the lake.
Sal′ton Sea′(ˈsɔl tn)
a shallow saline lake in S California, in the Imperial Valley, formed by the diversion of water from the Colorado River into a salt-covered depression (Sal′ton Sink′). 236 ft. (72 m) below sea level.