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Descriptor in English: Coastal Lagoon
Descriptor in Spanish: Laguna Costera
Descriptor in Portuguese: Laguna Costeira
Descriptor in French: Lagon Côtier
Entry term(s): Coastal Lagoons
Lagoon
Lagoons
Tree number(s): SP4.016.132.553.906
SP8.473.654.482.122
Scope note: Body of water within a shallow, with a longitudinal axis parallel to the shore, which communicates with the sea through a mouth or a channel and is limited by some kind of physical barrier or hydrofoil. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
DeCS UI: 34864
Descriptor UI: DDCS034864
Coastal Lagoon - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060737
Scope note Body of water within a shallow, with a longitudinal axis parallel to the shore, which communicates with the sea through a mouth or a channel and is limited by some kind of physical barrier or hydrofoil. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Coastal Lagoon
Entry term(s) Coastal Lagoons
Lagoon
Lagoons



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