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The Gemara (Bechoros 55a) says that the Jordan River flows to the "Sea of Sodom" and then "goes and falls into the great sea." I once saw a suggestion, then, that in ancient times (maybe before the destruction of Sodom and Amorah) there was indeed such a river flowing out of the Dead Sea.
In addition to @SabbaHillel's answer, this site appears to show streams flowing into the Dead Sea from all directions:
The map on page 923 showing the borders of Eretz Yisrael does not show that line. It appears to be an artifact of the cut and paste method used to create the map or of the boundary line between the east and the west in order to show the three cities of refuge on each side.
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