Salton Sea

[ sawl-tuh n, -tn ]
/ ˈsɔl tən, -tn /

noun

a shallow saline lake in S California, in the Imperial Valley, formed by the diversion of water from the Colorado River into a salt-covered depression (Salton Sink). 236 feet (72 meters) below sea level.
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