Salton Sea

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geographical name Sal·ton Sea \ˈsȯl-tən\

Definition of Salton Sea

  1. saline lake about 235 feet (72 meters) below sea level formed by diversion of water from the Colorado River into a depression called the Salton Sink in southeastern California


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