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chott

also shott or schott  (shŏt)
n.
1. The depression surrounding a salt marsh or lake, especially in North Africa.
2. The bed of a dried salt marsh.

[French, from Arabic šaṭṭ, bank, coast, from šaṭṭa, to exceed, deviate; see śṭṭ in Semitic roots.]

chott

(ʃɒt)
n
(Physical Geography) a variant spelling of shott
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Chott of Chicago has accepted the role of vice president of Distinguished Partners for the North Central Region of the American Cancer Society.
Il a souligne a l'occasion d'un seminaire sur "l'industrie des sels en Tunisie:realites et perspectives",organise, mercredi, a Gammarth (banlieue nord de Tunis) que la Tunisie regorge de ressources en sels, compte tenu du climat, ainsi que d'autres sels dans des bassins interieurs (Chott El Jerid et Chott Fejej) en plus d'importantes reserves au Nord-Ouest qui remontent a 245 millions d'annees, recommandant de diversifier la production basee notamment sur le sel alimentaire et de developper le sel destine au deneigement, ce dernier etant tres prise a l'etranger.
Unique selling points of the property: The property will be a palm oasis by itself, and offers excursions to the Chott El Jerid salt lake, along with a star gazing experience.
As we drove across the vast salt lake Chott el Djerid, where Landspeeder scenes were shot, I marvelled at how the desert sands changed colour from pale yellow to dusky peach as we got closer to the town of Matmata.
As we drove across the salt lake Chott el Djerid, where Landspeeder scenes were shot, I marvelled at how the desert sands changed from pale yellow to dusky peach as we got closer to the town of Matmata.
TAP) - The future classification of Chott El Jerid as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is not at inconsistent with salt extraction projects on the site, Governor of Tozeur Salah Mtiraoui told TAP correspondent.
Isaacson PG, Chott A, Nakamura S, Muller-Hermelink HK, Harris NL, Swerdlow SH.
The biggest is the Chott El Jerid, a 5,000 sq km expanse which is pancake flat and covered in a vast crust.
The sun rose hot on March 22nd on Chott el Djerid, an endorreic basin of salt water near the Sahara, where principal photography began.
Very few studies on the diet of waterbirds have been carried out in Algeria; In particular, [22] in Chott Ain El-Beida in Ouargla, and [4] in Lake Tonga and the Makhada Marsh, [14] Predators who are waterbirds and their prey at El Kala National Park (Lake Tonga).
He also announced the approval of 15 files related to salt exploration licenses in Chott el Jerid.
great diversity of landscapes sand dunes oasis of hills maritime oasis chott ( salt lakes) berber villages troglodyte villages.