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salt flat

an extensive level tract coated with salt deposits left by evaporation of rising ground water or a temporary body of surface water.
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Origin of salt flat
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Of the lowland canids, poverty foxes were found in the harshest terrain, making a living primarily on the salt flat playa.
British Dictionary definitions for salt flat

salt flat

a flat expanse of salt left by the total evaporation of a body of water
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