How many fish are in the great salt lake?
The Great Salt lake is a desert so it is doubtful there are any fish in it
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The Great Salt Lake in Utah is not one of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes are located in the northeast of the United States on the border with Canada (in Wisconsin, Michigan,… Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York) and are freshwater lakes.
The Great Salt Lake has salt because it as no outlet, the salt of thousands of years has flowed into the lake. As the water evaporates, it leaves the salt there and it increas…es in concentration. The Great Lakes do not have salt because they are normal lakes, mostly fed by freshwater mountain streams and rivers, with an outlet to the oceans, so the salt does not increase in levels.
The Great Salt Lake has salt because its tributary riversconstantly keep feeding the lake with small amounts of salt. Thelake does not have any outlets and water evaporates le…aving behindall the salt. Hence the salt has been accumulating over time.
ever been there? its kinda gross. it so close to pure salt it has so much that you really shouldn't even get in the water. the salt might run out someday but for right now it …is not going anywhere and it probably has some ocean outlet Correction: First---the Great Salt Lake has no outlet, which is the cause for its salinity. Rainwater goes in and the only means for the water leaving the lake is evaporation, leaving behind the salt and minerals.
there is no outlet so water flows into lake as residue tributary rivers constantly small amounts of salt dissolved in fresh water flow. Once the great salt lake much of the wa…ter evaporates and salt is left behind
The Great Salt Lake lies in parts ofBox Elder, Davis, Tooele, Weber, and Salt Lake counties inUtah.
Fishes cannot live in the Great Salt Lake.
To answer this, a couple of assumtions are made. The average depth is 4.3m, and the surface area is 4400 kmÂ². Assuming these numbers are static (which they are NOT due to r…ainfall and heat evaporation), and ignoring the fact that the shoreline changes with depth of the water, the computation follows. 4.4(6) * 4.3 = 18.92(6) cubic metres 1 gallon = 3.78l 1 litre = .001 cubic metre 18.92(6) cu. metre = 18.92(9) litres 18.92(9) litres equals just a hair over 5 billion gallons, close enough that the rounding to 2 sigfigs wipes it out. ------- Sorry, I am not as versed in metric, but the answer is actually 5 trillion (not billion) gallons. Wikipedia gives the volume as 18.92 cubic kilometers, which is 4.5 cubic miles. A cubic mile contains 1.1 trillion gallons, which would make the volume of 4.5 cubic miles about 5 trillion gallons. Wikipedia also gives the volume as 15.3 million acre-feet. 15.3 million x 43,560 square feet in an acre = 666 billion cubic feet. 1 cubic foot of water = 8.1 gallons. 666 billion cubic feet x 8.1 gallons = 5.4 trillion gallons. Caveats regarding the changing volume of the lake due to weather conditions apply. ------- I indeed make a mistake. The conversion from 4400 kmÂ² to mÂ² was inaccurate. It is 4.4(9) instead of 4.4(6). This makes the final answer 18.92(12) which does come to 4.998 trillion gallons.
Salt is here the product of intense water evaporation.
They can't swim underwater. As the density of the extremely salty water is so much greater, the fish would float on the surface of the water. As a result, the fish will die af…ter some time. Hmmm.
Salt is dissolved from the mountains and transported in the lake byrivers.
Great Salt Lake's area is 1,088,000 acres.
The Great Salt Lake is located inthe northern part of Utah. It is the largest salt water lake in theWestern Hemisphere.