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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

salt′ flat`(n.)

  1. an extensive level tract coated with salt deposits left by evaporation of rising ground water or a temporary body of surface water.

    Category: Geology, Ecology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salt flat, salt plain(noun)

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


  1. salt flat(Noun)

    A dry lake bed consisting primarily of salt.


  1. Salt Flat

    Salt Flat is an unincorporated community in northeastern Hudspeth County, Texas, United States. It lies along the concurrent U.S. Routes 62 and 180 north of the CDP of Sierra Blanca, the county seat of Hudspeth County. Its elevation is 3,730 feet. Although Salt Flat is unincorporated, it has a ZIP code of 79847. The headquarters of the nearby Guadalupe Mountains National Park uses this ZIP Code although it is located closer to Pine Springs, which has no post office.


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