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saltpan

(ˈsɔːltˌpæn)
n
(Physical Geography) a shallow basin, usually in a desert region, containing salt, gypsum, etc, that was deposited from an evaporated salt lake
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Noun1.saltpan - a shallow basin in a desert region; contains salt and gypsum that was deposited by an evaporated salt lake
basin - a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a lake at the bottom of it; "the basin of the Great Salt Lake"
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saltpan

[ˈsɔːltˌpæn] n(bacino di) salina
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the Afterwards, we set out on a walking tour through the marshy Castro Marim area to visit the Salmarim saltpan.
18) took me back to 1993, when I was flying from Harare (Zimbabwe) to Johannesburg (South Africa) and passed over the Pretoria Saltpan, now known as the Tswaing Meteor Crater.
Goods Vehicle Operator's Licence Elite Intertrade Ltd of 12 Winton Drive, Glasgow, G12 0QA is applying for a licence to use 1 Saltpan Road, Ayr South Ayrshire, KA8 8BZ as an operating centre for 2 goods vehicles and 3 trailers.
A low (15.01%) potential zone is present mainly in the coastal plain, and it includes saltpan, clay patches and salt marsh, tidal flat deposits and denudational hills, built-up and forest landuse patterns, a vertisol soil type and higher drainage density.
nov., a halotolerant and alkalitolerant bacterium from an Indian saltpan International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.
& old lands, 23-24.ii.1980, Londt & Schoeman; [male] holotype, 5 [male] 6 [female] paratypes, Soutpansberge, Soutpan, 2229CD, bushveld vegetation, 23-24.ii.1980, Londt & Schoeman; 1 [male] paratype, Soutpansberg, Saltpan, 10.iv.1979, Schoeman; 1 [female] 'SE2328Aa', 21.xii.1981, v.
Kutch, Jan 31, (ANI): The National Innovation Foundation (NIF) has introduced a low cost windmill to help poor saltpan workers in Kutch.
She grounds us with the precise alignment on the floor of long steel trays filled with sand and stone and saltpan, charcoal and bark, materials sourced from the Australian outback, much of it brought back to Sydney in suitcases.
I observed dozens feeding on the flooded saltpan of the Ballona Wetlands after heavy rains in Jan.
The site is adjacent to a dirt track that runs along a saltpan strip between the higher ground and mangroves.
Knowing next to nothing about either place but being aware that at one time their parochial boundaries had met at some impenetrable spot around Saltpan Creek, I agreed.