old lake

old lake

[′ōld ¦lāk]
(geology)
A lake in an advanced stage of filling by sediments.
A eutrophic or dystrophic lake.
A lake whose shoreline exhibits an advanced stage of development.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prince Sultan said that an international team of archaeologists, including Saudi experts, found traces of footprints of several adult prehistoric people scattered on the land and in an old lake. The people may have been fishing in the lake for food, he said, adding that the findings would be studied in great detail.
Prince Sultan said that a joint Saudi international team has found traces of several adults who were scattered on land and in an old lake, each heading to a different destination.
STAY: The Kirkstile Inn is in the much quieter, better-value western side of the Lakes, and has preserved much of the atmosphere of an old Lake District inn.
One such species is the Ohrid Trout - a declining population of 'living fossils' facing extinction in the crystal clear 3 million year old Lake Ohrid, which runs between Albania and Macedonia.
All essays must be mailed to Michelle Fischbach, 14722 Old Lake Road, Paynesville, MN 56362.
The old lake bed is not only an ideal growing medium for the agricultural community, but a productive hot bed for waterfowl.
Scientists believe the bay region was the end of an ancient network of rivers or an old lake bed that was wet at various times in the planet's history.
Many old Lake Kariba hands will assert that there are no crocs on the Sampa Karuma islands, but of course this makes no sense.
"A key piece of evidence in this study is the discovery of an approximately 25 million year old lake and river deposits in the Rukwa Rift (a segment of the western branch) that preserve abundant volcanic ash and vertebrate fossils."