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Yellow Lake, a large salina Southern High Plains of Texas
Also called a playa lake, a dried lake bed found in desert or semi-arid areas. Salinas form where a stream has flowed into an areas of inland drainage and then evaporated, leaving behind tiny deposits of salt. The depoits can accumulate for hundreds of years to form large salty areas.


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