It has its name from the hales, or salt mines,1137 near which it flows.
The inhabitants of this town possessed in their salt mines the source of a lucrative trade.
It owes its name to the salt mines of Montmorot, its western suburb, which have been used from a very remote period.
The last-named is a very interesting river, for in the vicinity of either bank are to be found the petroleum wells or salt mines.
On reaching the salt mines of Ndemba437 he founded a “presidio,” and garrisoned it with one hundred men.
Oil wells in the vicinity also furnish an important product for export, and there are iron and salt mines near.
The salt mines in Poland form still greater excavations than the above.
The salt mines were dreaded most, and fellows who had been working there for two or three months looked dreadful.
The salt mines near Bogota are a government monopoly and yield a considerable revenue.
The Salt Mines of Poland afford the principal objects of investigation to scientific travellers in this country.