bitter lake


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bitter lake

[¦bid·ər ′lāk]
(hydrology)
A lake rich in alkaline carbonates and sulfates.
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The global advance of the American currency began on February 14, 1945, on the USS Quincy, which was anchored in the Great Bitter Lake, near the Suez Canal in Egypt.
Certainly, there is no question that there has been nothing like that meeting at Great Bitter Lake since.
84 crossing near Santa Rosa, New Mexico; Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico; U.S.
According to its curators, the work "imagines the microcosm of life in the Great Bitter Lake as a kind of time capsule that connects it with what else was going on during this period across the world."
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A strong disincentive that would strengthen diplomatic efforts would be to put the Bitter Lake agreement on the table.
Roosevelt met with Saudi King Abdul Aziz in February 1945 in that pivotal three-day encounter aboard the US Navy cruiser Quincy in the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal -- a meeting that served as the foundation for the long-standing relationship between Washington and Riyadh -- the issue that dominated the talks was the fate of Palestine.
People in Fayid mainly rely on agriculture and fishing from the Great Bitter Lake.
Roosevelt, on board the American cruiser `Quincy' in the Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal.
Subsequent to the Yalta Conference, Roosevelt met Saudi King Ibn Saud on board the USS Quincy on Great Bitter Lake in the Suez Canal in Egypt.
Specially crafted stamps bore the emblem of a "micronation" created out of necessity: GBEA, the Great Bitter Lake Association, as the crewmen of the Yellow Fleet called themselves.