Saline systems of the Great Plains of western Canada: an overview of the limnogeology and paleolimnology

@article{Last2005SalineSO,
  title={Saline systems of the Great Plains of western Canada: an overview of the limnogeology and paleolimnology},
  author={William M. Last and Fawn M Ginn},
  journal={Saline Systems},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={10 - 10}
}
In much of the northern Great Plains, saline and hypersaline lacustrine brines are the only surface waters present. As a group, the lakes of this region are unique: there is no other area in the world that can match the concentration and diversity of saline lake environments exhibited in the prairie region of Canada and northern United States. The immense number of individual salt lakes and saline wetlands in this region of North America is staggering. Estimates vary from about one million to… CONTINUE READING