Agua Sal Wash, Arizona

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A wash within a valley located in Apache County, Arizona. This wash flows northwest into the larger Lukachukai Wash and was named “Salt Water Wash” in Spanish by 20th-century hydrologist Herbert Gregory from the United States Geological Survey. The Navajo name for Agua Sal Wash is Tó Dík’ ǫ́ǫ́zh (Saline Water).

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"Example of a saline wash in the Four Corners region, October 17, 2009" by Ken Lund is licensed under CC BY-SA.

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