Salinas. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Salinas
A city of northern California east-northeast of Monterey on the Salinas River, about 240 km (150 mi) long, near its outlet on Monterey Bay. Settled in 1856, it is the birthplace of John Steinbeck, who based many of his stories on the migratory farm workers of the Salinas Valley.x
North of them is the great saline depression, known as the " salinas grandes," 643 ft.
Similar ruins to those of Casas Grandes exist near the Gila, the Salinas, and the Colorado and it is probable that they are all the erections of one people.
An interview took place at Mala, on the sea-coast, on the 13th of November 1537, which led to no result, and Almagro was finally defeated in the battle of Las Salinas near Cuzco on the 26th of April 1538.
A branch of the Sierra Madre extends northward from the vicinity of Salinas, but its elevations are low.
Of the southern shores of the river San Juan and of Lake Nicaragua, terminates at Salinas Bay on the Pacific; its southern frontier skirts the valley of the Sixola or Tiliri, strikes south-east along the crests of the Talamanca Mountains as far as 9° N., and then turns sharply south, ending in Burica Point.