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salt flat

[′sȯlt ‚flat]
(geology)
The level, salt-encrusted bottom of a lake or pond that is temporarily or permanently dried up.
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The animals derive their color from feeding on pink algae in the lakes of the salt flats.
Samples were collected from a salt flat area (23[degrees] 00' S and 43[degrees] 36' W) in the Guaratiba mangrove (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Figure 1).
There are no roads in the Salar, the world's largest salt flat.
THE JCB diesel-powered car that Andy Green is taking to Bonneville Salt Flats in the US in a bid to break the world record speed for a diesel vehicle has just managed 200mph in its first test.
Topping out at more than 314 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah last week, the Buckeye Bullet withstood desert conditions and intense pressure at the World Finals to achieve the fastest speed of any completely electrically powered car ever built.
AFP) LONDON: The lagoons and salt flats around the UAE's coastline could be used to generate a new source of clean energy for the country, according to new research carried out by the United Arab Emirates University.
The heart-warming film is based on the charming tale of Burt Munro, whose lifelong dream was to travel to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and set a new land-speed record on his lovingly restored 1920 Indian Twin Scout.
122mph over a mile on the salt flats at the annual World of Speed event in Utah.
Martin, 34, from Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, was due to begin record runs on the 11-mile course on the Bonneville Salt Flats, in Utah, USA, earlier but attempts have been delayed while the salt dries out.
Piloted by TT star Guy Martin, the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner will return to the famous Bonneville US salt flats in Utah, and attempt to beat the current 376.
FOLLOWING a successful practice session at the Bonneville Salt Flats, achieving a speed of 274.
The announcement follows a successful practice session at the famous salt flats of Bonneville, which saw the Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner reach a speed of 274.