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Asphaltic Lake

The Dead Sea, where asphalt abounds both on the surface of the water and on the banks. Asphalt is a bitumen. (From the Greek asphaltos.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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