Great Salt Lake


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Great Salt Lake

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.
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Great Salt Lake

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(Placename) a shallow salt lake in NW Utah, in the Great Basin at an altitude of 1260 m (4200 ft): the area has fluctuated from less than 2500 sq km (1000 sq miles) to over 5000 sq km (2000 sq miles)
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n.
a shallow salt lake in NW Utah. 2300 sq. mi. (5950 sq. km); 80 mi. (130 km) long; maximum depth 60 ft. (18 m).
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Noun1.Great Salt Lake - a shallow body of salt water in northwestern UtahGreat Salt Lake - a shallow body of salt water in northwestern Utah
Beehive State, Mormon State, Utah, UT - a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
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On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt Lake, and reaches Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
It was eight o'clock when the train passed through the defiles of the Humboldt Range, and half-past nine when it penetrated Utah, the region of the Great Salt Lake, the singular colony of the Mormons.
Schemes of Captain Bonneville The Great Salt Lake Expedition to explore it Preparations for a journey to the Bighorn
Of the Great Salt Lake, our homesteader exclaims: "In its embrace there is renewed strength, a tonic for mind and body.
Out on the Great Salt Lake itself, I'd rediscover, that is the place for me.
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The Great Salt Lake of Utah is a remnant of those distant times.
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It was a disciplined mass migration by wagon, handcart, and horseback, with the adherents eventually taking refuge in the region on the shores of the Great Salt Lake.

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