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... is a pond filled with reeds, the water from which is now compelled to percolate ... vessels were flat-bottomed tubs requiring little water to float them, for it was not ... as a waterway, and that the marshland was brackish through its being open to the ebb ... only submerged at spring tides (with tidal brackish water) it was perpetually covered with the ...
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John McDouall Stuart
... now known to be so lacking in water and soil fertility that it remains unsettled ... Victoria Desert brought Stuart to Miller's Water (near present-day Ceduna) and from there ... supplied with rations and not short of water, the expedition turned back about 100 kilometres ... Importantly, however, Stuart had found another reliable water supply for future attempts: a "beautiful spring ... Spring of Hope". It is a little brackish, not from salt, but soda, and ...
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... several times their normal size by swallowing water or air when threatened; the same adaptation ... to 45° latitude south, mostly in salt water near coral reefs or the shore, but some species also live in fresh water or brackish water. The pear-shaped pufferfish is a ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pufferfish - 15k - Cached - Similar pages

Wind lotus lake   (translated from Japanese)
... Nemuro city 、Field attaching Gun Bekkai Cho Brackish-water lake. Table of contents Summary Area 57.5km 2 As the brackish-water lake Salomaa lake 、The Notoro lakeNext it ... third rank, but around 96km as a brackish-water lake Zendou one. The depth ...
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/風蓮湖 - 2k - Cached (Japanese) - Wikipedia (Japanese) - Similar pages

... fish in two genera that inhabit fresh, brackish, and occasionally marine, waters of eastern North ... so more frequently in stagnant or warm water when the concentration of oxygen in the water is low. As a result, they are ... for example Lepisosteus osseus). Most species inhabit brackish water in parts of their range, but ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

Dead Sea
... Jordan Rift Valley. This endorheic body of water is the deepest hypersaline lake in the ... Gomorrah". Lake Gomorrah was a freshwater or brackish lake that extended at least 80 km ... was composed of two stratified layers of water that differed in temperature, density, age, and ... saturation of sodium chloride (NaCl). Since the water near the bottom is saturated, the salt ... the sea floor. Beginning in the 1960s water inflow to the Dead Sea from ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sea - 27k - Cached - Similar pages

Sandbach Flashes
... the solution of underlying salt deposits . The water varies from freshwater, chemically similar to other ... Due to the differing age, depth, and water chemistry, the flashes show considerable variation in ... periodic flooding occurs and species such as Water-pepper Polygonum hydropiper, Plicate Sweet-grass Glyceria plicata and Celery-leaved Water-crowfoot Ranunculus sceleratus occur. Shore-weed Littorella ... contain a range of species tolerant of brackish water, for example, Spiked Water-milfoil ...
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... study and practice of using saline (salty) water for irrigating agricultural crops. Many arid and ... arid areas actually do have sources of water, but the available water is usually brackish (500-5000 ppm salt by weight) or saline (3-5% salt). The water may be present in underground aquifers ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosalinity - 4k - Cached - Similar pages

Haze inlet   (translated from Japanese)
... 249.5 km The maximum depth of water 7.1 m The average depth of water 4 m pondage 0.85 km ウ Water surfaceAltitude 0 m Origin Inland sea-lake Fresh water steam Fresh water Lake type Passing nutrition lake Transparency ...
http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/霞ヶ浦 - 37k - Cached (Japanese) - Wikipedia (Japanese) - Similar pages

... 10 to 20 houses and large families. Water is scarce and the villagers most usually ... They actually have a unique style of water storage and filtration. They dig sumps of ... only after a couple of rains. The water is stored in about 10 to 20 sumps per village. The water stored for over a year turns brackish and develops a layer of algae ...
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