Bonneville, Lake

geographical name (1)
Bon·​ne·​ville, Lake | \ ˈbä-nə-ˌvil How to pronounce Bonneville, Lake (audio) \

Definition of Bonneville, Lake

 (Entry 1 of 3)

vast ancient lake of the Pleistocene era which covered the western half of Utah and adjacent parts of Nevada and Idaho

Note: Great Salt Lake and Utah Lake are remnants of Lake Bonneville.

Bonneville Dam

geographical name (2)

Definition of Bonneville Dam (Entry 2 of 3)

dam across the Columbia River on the Washington-Oregon boundary completed in 1937

Bonneville Salt Flats

geographical name (3)

Definition of Bonneville Salt Flats (Entry 3 of 3)

broad level area of the Great Salt Lake Desert east of Wendover, Utah

Note: Several vehicular speed records have been established on Bonneville Salt Flats since 1935.

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