Brine spring


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a spring of salt water.

See also: Brine

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Middlewich was founded by the Romans who were attracted by its natural brine springs and neighbouring Northwich expanded rapidly after rock salt was discovered in 1670.
| From natural brine springs, the sought-after liquid was fed into lined pits and then the salt extracted through simple evaporation.
[which] closely resemble the parapet tree of the coastal brackish-water zone," suggesting these are possible indicators of brine springs, sources of salt.