(place) Shallow salt lake in SE South Australia: c. 2,230 sq mi (5,776 sq km)
Torrens Sentence Examples
There are no other rivers of importance in South Australia, but the Torrens and the Gawler may be mentioned.
Lake Torrens, the largest of these depressions, sometimes forms a sheet of water 100 m.
Tasmania and Victoria were separated by the foundering of Bass Strait, and at the same time the formation of the rift valley of Spencer Gulf, and Lake Torrens, isolated the South Australian highlands from the Eyre Peninsula and the Westralian plateau.
Eyre also explored the interior north of the head of Spencer Gulf, where he was misled, however, by appearances to form an erroneous theory about the water-surfaces named Lake Torrens.
The first of his tours independently performed, in 1858 and 1859, were around the South Australian lakes, namely, Lake Torrens, Lake Eyre and Lake Gairdner.