closed lake


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closed lake

[¦klōzd ′lāk]
(hydrology)
A lake that does not have a surface effluent and that loses water by evaporation or by seepage.
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The Arbian Gulf is like a closed lake and the spread of nuclear power stations near the area increases the environmental pressure on it," he said.
Several studies of basin stratigraphy do indicate that the previously closed lake basin would have been directly down drainage of this volcanic terrain.
1 -- color) Boaters fear that beautiful days of fishing at Lake Castaic could vanish if mussels that have already closed Lake Casitas to boat launchings spread to L.
to clean up a separate and closed Lake County landfill immediately adjacent to Countryside's active dump.
Under state law, wells connected to a closed lake or stream are subject to the same restrictions as the surface water.
CITY environment chiefs have closed lakes in Newsham Park after they were found to be contaminated with blue-green algae.
Normally, the water levels of closed lakes such as the Dead Sea reflect climatic conditions.