Lagoon

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A lagoon is a shallae bouk o watter separatit frae a lairger body o watter bi barrier islands or reefs. Lagoons are commonly dividit intae coastal lagoons an atoll lagoons. Thay hae an aa been identified as occurrin on mixed-sand an gravel coastlines. Thare is an owerlap atween bodies o watter classified as coastal lagoons an bodies o watter classified as estuaries. Lagoons are common coastal featurs aroond the warld.