What are lagoons?

Some articles on lagoons, lagoon:

Lagoons Of South Africa
... List of lagoons of South Africa, A lagoon is a body of comparatively shallow salt or brackish water separated from the deeper sea by a shallow or exposed barrier beach ... Lagoon refers to both coastal lagoons formed by the build-up of sandbanks or reefs along shallow coastal waters, and the lagoons in atolls, formed by the growth of coral reefs on slowly sinking ... Lagoons that are fed by freshwater streams are also called estuaries ...
Lagunas De Zempoala National Park - The Park
... The Park consists of seven lagoons, their names are Zempoala, Compila, Tonatihua, Seca, Ocoyotongo, Quila y Hueyapan which are supplied with water ... The three main lagoons, which are the year-lasting are Zempoala- It is the biggest of all lagoons, here are located the tourist services ... Tonatihua- This is the less visited lagoon, which makes it easier for tourists to hear the birds and see animals like rabbits or squirrels ...
Lago Di Fondi - Ecology
... According to the Water Framework Directive of the European Union the lagoons of Lazio are transitional waters, "partly saline" but "influenced by ... published a study of biodiversity in 26 Italian lagoons ... cladistics the investigators constructed a cladogram of lagoons, grouping them by similarity ...
St Kilda, South Australia - Features - Saltwater Lagoons
... Large, constructed saltwater evaporation lagoons surround the only road into the suburb ... Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) began construction of the Solar Evaporation Lagoons in 1935 using up to 600 workers to dig out the lagoons by hand and then expanded them mechanically after World War II ... The lagoons stretch in a broken chain from Dry Creek to Port Gawler alongside the Barker Inlet, and are approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) north–south by 3 kilometres (2 mi) east–west ...
Anaerobic Lagoon - Environmental and Health Impacts - Water Soluble Contaminants
... Contaminants that are water soluble can escape from anaerobic lagoons and enter the environment through leakage from badly constructed or poorly maintained manure lagoons as well as ... surrounding surface and ground water with some hazardous materials which are contained in the lagoon ...