The saltiest lakes in the world (you won’t guess the Dead Sea’s position)

Where are the lakes with the highest salinity?

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25/03/24 | StarsInsider

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Most of us are aware that the Dead Sea is awash with salt. So much so, in fact, that it makes swimming similar to floating. But while this famous body of water is one of the world's saltiest, there are other lakes with a higher saline content. Salinity is the measure of the amount of dissolved salts in water. It is usually expressed in parts per thousand (ppt) or percentage (%). In this gallery, the salinity of the featured lakes is expressed as ppt. But what lakes are we talking about, and where are they located?

Click through and discover 15 of the saltiest bodies of water on Earth.

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