Definitions

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  • n. An ancient lake (especially one that no longer exists)

Etymologies

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From paleo- +‎ lake

Examples

  • Late Quaternary paleoclimatic reconstructions for interior Alaska based on paleolake-level data and hydrologic models.

    Historical changes in freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • His hypothesis became less fanciful in 2000, when archaeologists found stratigraphical evidence of a paleolake in the area.

    Borobudur, Path to Enlightenment

  • Highlights include documentation of Holocene rupture on all three major faults in Lake Tahoe basin; evidence for a large paleolake in the Western Desert, Egypt; examination of the southern Colorado Plateau-Arizona Transition Zone groundwater system; a study germane to both the search for natural gas below the Columbia River Basalt Group and to deciphering the seismic hazards of western Washington State; and descriptions of a Peruvian petrified forest.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Water balance modeling estimates the amount of precipitation required to maintain the Dakhleh paleolake to be between 410 and 670 mm / year.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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