brine spring


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brine spring

[′brīn ‚spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A salt-water spring.
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Apart from the vegetation that suggests the presence of brine springs, there is an interesting local myth (2) about the Krayan landscape:
According to informants, salt licks are not as salty as brine springs and yield little, if any, crystal salt.
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.