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Salton Sea   /sˈɔltən si/   Listen
Salton Sea

noun
1.
A saltwater lake in southeastern California.






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"Salton Sea" Quotes from Famous Books



... which, like Palestine, lie below the sea-level, are known as Salton, Coahuilla, and Imperial Valleys. The lowest part, now filled with water, is usually called the Salton Sea. The whole of this region is comprehended under the name of Colorado Desert. In 1900 a company was formed to reclaim that part of the desert included in Imperial Valley, by taking water out of the Colorado River a few miles below the boundary between ...
— Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania • Jewett Castello Gilson

... beautiful day, with cloudless sky. The sun's warm summer like rays were in marked contrast to the icy breath of winter, encountered at sunrise. What a grand sunrise it was! From behind the mountains of the East, up out of the depths of the Salton Sea, Old Sol first illuminated the sky, the mountain tops and wooded ridges to the southwest and north, and then with a rich show of crimson coloring, he suddenly vaulted into the sky, touching with his golden wand each frosted leaf and frozen bush and tree, and hill and vale ...
— Out of Doors—California and Oregon • J. A. Graves



Words linked to "Salton Sea" :   ca, Calif., California, lake, Golden State



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