Meaning of Salton Sea

Sal'ton Sea'

Pronunciation: (sôl'tun, -tn), [key]
  1. a shallow saline lake in S California, in the Imperial Valley, formed by the diversion of water from the Colorado River into a salt-covered depression236 ft. (72 m) below sea level.
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