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Great Salt Lake

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noun

a shallow salt lake in northwestern Utah. 2,300 sq. mi. (5,950 sq. km); 80 miles (130 kilometers) long; maximum depth 60 feet (18 meters).

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Origin of Great Salt Lake

First recorded in 1840–45
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Great Salt Lake

noun

a shallow salt lake in NW Utah, in the Great Basin at an altitude of 1260 m (4200 ft): the area has fluctuated from less than 2500 sq km (1000 sq miles) to over 5000 sq km (2000 sq miles)
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Cultural definitions for Great Salt Lake

Great Salt Lake

Shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah.

notes for Great Salt Lake

Largest body of salt water in North America.

notes for Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City is near the Great Salt Lake.
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