The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The name of several German rivers, the most important of which rises in the Fichtelgebirge, near Zell, in Upper Bavaria; flows northward, a course of 226 m., till it joins the Elbe at Barby; has numerous towns on its banks, including Jena, Halle, and Naumburg, to which last it is navigable.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Saale'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/saale.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.