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Great Salt Lake


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A shallow body of salt water of northwest Utah between the Wasatch Range on the east and the Great Salt Lake Desert on the west. The lake is a remnant of prehistoric Lake Bonneville, which covered an extensive area of the Great Basin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah


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  • Great Salt Lake, which is the only body of water in the Basin that has ever sent a stream to the ocean, was lowered four hundred feet by the washing away of the rock and earth at its outlet.

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  • Before 1857 the group of Mormons around the Great Salt Lake was the only considerable settlement between eastern Kansas and California.

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  • The Great Salt Lake is the most important of these interior bodies of water.

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  • The Great Salt Lake is a formation of this kind, and quite a large one; and having many streams, and one considerable river, four or five hundred miles long, falling into it.

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  • But none of these animals have ever been found west of the Great Salt Lake, which is about three hundred miles west of the summit of the Rocky mountains.

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  • Like several of the artist's other subjects – Berlin's now-demolished Palace of the Republic, the pre-radar "sound mirrors" at Dungeness, Robert Smithson's drowned and resurgent sculpture Spiral Jetty on the shore of the Great Salt Lake – the tower embodies past and future at the same time.

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  • Mitt Romney, no stranger to lofty philosophical issues, was spotted on the banks of the Great Salt Lake last Sunday working his way through "The Incoherence of the Incoherence," the seminal work by the 12th-century Muslim philosopher Averroes.

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  • One famous example is Spiral Jetty, a 1,500-foot-long structure of mud, rocks and salt crystals built by artist Robert Smithson in Utah's Great Salt Lake.

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  • A recent incident involved a Chevron pipeline in Utah that leaked what officials estimated was hundreds of barrels of crude oil into a Salt Lake City creek and threatened to contaminate the Great Salt Lake.

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  • Some of the spilled oil traveled in the creek through Salt Lake City to the Jordan River, which drains into the Great Salt Lake.

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