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Descriptor English: Coastal Lagoon
Descriptor Spanish: Laguna Costera
Descriptor laguna costera
Entry term(s) albufera
albúfera
lago de atolón
laguna litoral
lagunas
lagunas costeras
lagunas de agua salada
Scope note: Cuerpo de agua interior de poca profundidad, con un eje longitudinal paralelo a la costa, que tiene comunicación con el mar a través de una boca o de un canal y está limitado por algún tipo de barrera física o hidrodinámica. (Material IV-Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Descriptor Portuguese: Laguna Costeira
Descriptor 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 ID: 34864
Unique ID: DDCS034864
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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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