alkali flat


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alkali flat

[′al·kə‚lī ‚flat]
(geology)
A level lakelike plain formed by the evaporation of water in a depression and deposition of its fine sediment and dissolved minerals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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