Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Brackish Lake

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_197

A brackish lake, also called a weakly mineralised lake, has a salinity of 1–35 g/L. Some consider brackish lakes to have salinities of 0.3–24.7 g/L or 1–24.7 g/L. Most brackish lakes are sulphate or chloride lakes and are inflowing and undrained lakes. An example is Qinghai Lake.

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