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salt lake

[′sȯlt ‚lāk]
A confined inland body of water having a high concentration of salts, principally sodium chloride.

Salt Lake


in the broad sense, a body of water that is perceptibly salty to the taste (mineralization in excess of 1 g/kg) and therefore unfit for drinking.

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Located in Northwestern Iran between the provinces of East and West Azerbaijan and near Iran's border with Turkey, Orumiyeh is the largest lake in the Middle East and the third largest saltwater lake on Earth.
Lake Macquarie itself is Australia's largest coastal saltwater lake and offers a romantic place to enjoy camping, boating or swimming.
LAKESIDE: Gwyn Welsby with son Daniel in the Mar Menor saltwater lake in Murcia, Spain; DIVING IN: David Bear in Mauritius; AFRICAN ADVENTURE: From left, Meghan and Jordan Priday, Katie Davies, Jake and Ieuan Priday, in Tunisia; SUNNY DELIGHT: Luke and Laura Burnett in Cyprus
It was well worth the effort as the panoramic views were simply stunning, and within the island there is a landlocked saltwater lake, which is a beautiful deep blue colour.
It is called a brackish lake and the second largest saltwater lake in the United States (the first being the Great Salt Lake in Utah).
Included in the High Country Passage tour is air fare from Miami, lodgings, breakfast and dinner daily, plus a visit to the desert sanctuary at Goto Meer saltwater lake.
The dolphins have been granted permission to be transferred to an artificial saltwater lake in Sahl Hasheesh where they will spend their remaining quarantine time of two months before being released back into their natural habitat.
Situated approximately 150 feet below sea level, Lake Enriquillo is not only both the lowest point and largest saltwater lake in the Caribbean, but also home to the Caribbean's largest population of American crocodile.
The city of Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital that lies beneath the modern Mexico City, was founded on an island in the middle of a saltwater lake.
I was in the little town of Los Alcazares, on the Costa Blanca, on the shores of Europe's largest saltwater lake, a shallow lagoon separated from the Med by a slender strip of land.
I had the most amazing view from my window which overlooked a saltwater lake leading into the sea, it was absolutely gorgeous.
Between 7,000 and 10,000 white and brown pelicans normally are found during the summer in the vicinity of Salton Sea, a shallow, saltwater lake about 80 miles inland and 235 feet below sea level.