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soda lake

n
(Geological Science) a salt lake that has a high content of sodium salts, esp chlorides and sulphates
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An ocean beneath the moon's icy crust is highly alkaline, similar to Earth's soda lakes, scientists say.
What species of bird inhabits and breeds on the soda lakes of East Africa?
Which species of bird breeds on the soda lakes of East Africa?
(8.) Talling JF, Wood RB, Prosser MV, Baxter RM (1973) The upper limit of photosynthetic productivity by phytoplankton: evidence from Ethiopian Soda lakes. Freshwater Biol 3: 53 -76.
Which species of bird breeds in vast numbers on the soda lakes of east Africa?
In a message posted on its website, Genencor states: "In 1998 we commercialised an extramophile enzyme, Puradex cellulase, derived from a new bacillus species found in the Rift Valley soda lakes of East Africa." The company adds that, "Genencor has also introduced indiage neutra, an enzyme derived from a bacterium that was isolated from the soda mud flats on the shores of the highly alkaline Lake Nakuru in Kenya."