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salt pan

[′sȯlt ‚pan]
(chemistry)
A pool used for obtaining salt by the natural evaporation of sea water.
(geology)
An undrained, usually small and shallow, natural depression or hollow in which water accumulates and evaporates, leaving a salt deposit.
A shallow lake of brackish water occupying such a depression.
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From Joy's Camp in Shaba, we visited the salt pans of the Magado Crater.
With a total size bigger than Switzerland, it's the largest network of salt pans in the world!
The Qbajjar salt pans are a criss-crossed network of oblong salt fields at the mercy of the Mediterranean Sea that have been manned by the Cini family for five generations; they require constant upkeep.
The landscapes include bubbling volcanoes, bizarre sulphur fields, and vast salt pans. It is to these pans that one of the world's last great camel caravans heads in search of precious salt.
However, 100 underprivileged children who never saw electricity in the little-known village in the remote salt pans of Gujarat in India are now able to study at night thanks to three young UAE conservationists.
The spate of poisonings in western Zimbabwe have been blamed largely on poachers, who began using cyanide in 2013, when as many as 300 elephants died in Hwange from salt pans lined with the poison.
She has invested PS160,000 in two salt pans. The stainless steel tanks boil sea water pumped from Loch Erisort that crystallises into salt flakes.
Quad biking across the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in Botswana are so lunar in landscape that one really does imagine youare Neil Armstrong a this amazing area comes complete with baobab oases, meerkats, ancient San bushmen and riding safaris a and of course the famous quad biking.
They have teamed up with famous fifth generation Botswana guide Ralph Bousfield and are now offering the chance to explore the vast Makgadikgadi Salt Pans on horses, from Ralphas ultra luxurious camps Jackas and San Camp, or simply ride out onto the pans and fly camp.
Wetlands are natural or man-made - natural wetlands are swamps, marshes, lakes and rivers, deltas, oases, estuaries, peatlands, mangroves and coral reefs, while man-made wetlands are fish ponds, rice paddies, dams or reservoirs, and salt pans.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- Botswana's Okavango Delta and the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans are two ends of a 360-mile round trip zebra migration, the second longest on Earth.