Great Salt Lake

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Great Salt Lake

A shallow body of salt water of northwest Utah between the Wasatch Range on the east and the Great Salt Lake Desert on the west. The lake is a remnant of prehistoric Lake Bonneville, which covered an extensive area of the Great Basin.
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Great Salt Lake

n
(Placename) a shallow salt lake in NW Utah, in the Great Basin at an altitude of 1260 m (4200 ft): the area has fluctuated from less than 2500 sq km (1000 sq miles) to over 5000 sq km (2000 sq miles)
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Great′ Salt′ Lake′


n.
a shallow salt lake in NW Utah. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km); 80 mi. (130 km) long; maximum depth 60 ft. (18 m).
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Noun1.Great Salt Lake - a shallow body of salt water in northwestern UtahGreat Salt Lake - a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah
Beehive State, Mormon State, Utah, UT - a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
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