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salt lake

n
(Physical Geography) an inland lake of high salinity resulting from inland drainage in an arid area of high evaporation

salt′ lake′


n.
a body of water having no outlet to the sea and containing in solution a high concentration of salts.
[1755–65]
Translations

salt lake

nlago salato
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The 60-year-old man, like many living in Xinquan village in Qinghai province, owes his life and fortune to the rare fish found exclusively in China's largest inland saltwater lake.
The Dead Sea is actually not a sea but an intensely-blue oval massive saltwater lake bordered on the south by the great Wadi Arabah, on the north by the fertile Jordan Valley and on the west and east by the majestic mountains of Moab and Judea.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned of the dire consequences that the drying of the 3rd largest saltwater lake on Earth would have for the Iranian and regional people, and ordered the start of executive operations to rehabilitate Lake Orumiyeh.
Next, we took a near vertical hike up steps to reach the viewpoint for the Emerald Sea on Kho Mae Ko, where underwater channels from the sea feed a stunning minty–green saltwater lake with sheer cliffs and jungle on all sides.
In the desert you get the chance to have a dip in three different bodies of water: a saltwater lake, a cold spring and a hot spring.
Recently, at a meeting in New York, President Hassan Rouhani acknowledged Iran's water problems by specifically mentioning this lake in northwestern Iran which was once also the world's largest saltwater lake.
Little did Kylie know while she and John had been enjoying the hotel's tranquil spa and relaxing in the saltwater lake pool, there was a frenzy of activity happening behind the scenes to stage his proposal.
The saltwater lake was particularly attractive because it has 10 times more salt than the ocean, making the water buoyant.
Tragumna beach is just a 15-minute cycle ride away, while Lough Hyne - Europe's only saltwater lake - is a reasonably short drive.
Confused why a shark would be at large in the saltwater lake, the undergraduates discover they have no cell phone reception so have no way to call for help.
Pollution has also hit stocks in the previously important inland fishery of saltwater Lake Azuei, the Caribbean's second largest lake.
The world's lowest elevation is the Dead Sea (1,365 ft below sea level), a saltwater lake on the Jordan-Israel border.