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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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In recent months disappointments about the save of Lake Urmia, located in Iran's north western region of Azerbaijan, once the world's sixth largest saltwater lake, have increased as its situation is getting worse day by day.
Located in Northwestern Iran between the provinces of East and West Azerbaijan and near Iran's border with Turkey, Orumiyeh is the largest lake in the Middle East and the third largest saltwater lake on Earth.
The lake, which is believed to have been a lot bigger than it is today, was historically freshwater but persists today as a much smaller saltwater lake.
Lake Urumiyeh was once the largest lake in the Middle East and the sixth-largest saltwater lake on earth, but has faced a dramatic decline until recently.
The council's Visit Wirral tourism website says the manmade saltwater lake, which is 5ft deep, offers "stunning views of the Welsh Hills and the Dee Estuary".
Lake Urmia, the biggest inland Iranian lake and the third largest saltwater lake on earth, has shrunk in the past decades and is facing a critical situation.
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.
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.
The saltwater lake was particularly attractive because it has 10 times more salt than the ocean, making the water buoyant.