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Index Lagoon

A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs. [1]

76 relations: Aerated lagoon, Albemarle Sound, Anaerobic lagoon, Anglicisation, Ashburton River / Hakatere, Atoll, Ayre (landform), Banana River, Barrier island, Bay, Benthos, Bora Bora, Brackish water, Braided river, Brazil, Broad Water, Canterbury Bight, Coast, East Coast of the United States, Estuary, Fire Island, Florida, Fluvial, French Polynesia, Fresh water, Great South Bay, Gulf Coast of the United States, Hurunui River, Inlet, Isle of Wight Bay, Italian language, James Cook, Kiritimati, Kivalina, Alaska, Lagoa dos Patos, Laguna Catemaco, Lake, Lake Illawarra, Lake St. Lucia, Longshore drift, Mangrove, Marine geology, Māori people, Montrose Basin, New South Wales, New York (state), New Zealand, North Carolina, Ocean City, Maryland, Pamlico Sound, ..., Paraglacial, Rakaia River, Reef, Rio Grande do Sul, Salinity, Salt marsh, Scotland, Sediment, Sediment transport, Shoal, South Africa, South Island, Southern Alps, States of Brazil, Stream, Subsidence, Swash, Tide, Venetian Lagoon, Venice, Wadden Sea, Wales, Waste stabilization pond, Wastewater treatment, William Dampier, Worcester County, Maryland. Expand index (26 more) »

Aerated lagoon

An aerated lagoon (or aerated pond) is a simple wastewater treatment system consisting of a pond with artificial aeration to promote the biological oxidation of wastewaters.

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Albemarle Sound

Albemarle Sound is a large estuary on the coast of North Carolina in the United States located at the confluence of a group of rivers, including the Chowan and Roanoke.

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Anaerobic lagoon

An anaerobic lagoon or manure lagoon is a man-made outdoor earthen basin filled with animal waste that undergoes anaerobic respiration as part of a system designed to manage and treat refuse created by concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

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Anglicisation (or anglicization, see English spelling differences), occasionally anglification, anglifying, englishing, refers to modifications made to foreign words, names and phrases to make them easier to spell, pronounce, or understand in English.

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Ashburton River / Hakatere

The Ashburton River / Hakatere is a river in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand, flowing across Mid Canterbury from the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean.

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An atoll, sometimes called a coral atoll, is a ring-shaped coral reef including a coral rim that encircles a lagoon partially or completely.

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Ayre (landform)

An ayre is the name used for shingle beaches in Orkney and Shetland.

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Banana River

The Banana River is a lagoon that lies between Cape Canaveral and Merritt Island in Brevard County, Florida in the United States.

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Barrier island

Barrier islands are coastal landforms and a type of dune system that are exceptionally flat or lumpy areas of sand that form by wave and tidal action parallel to the mainland coast.

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A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, a lake, or another bay.

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Benthos is the community of organisms that live on, in, or near the seabed, also known as the benthic zone.

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Bora Bora

Bora Bora (French: Bora-Bora, Tahitian: Pora Pora) is a island group in the Leeward group in the western part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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Braided river

A braided river, or braided channel, consists of a network of river channels separated by small, and often temporary, islands called braid bars or, in British usage, aits or eyots.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Broad Water

Broad Water, or Broadwater (Welsh: Aber Dysynni) is a salt water lagoon near Tywyn, Wales formed from the silted up estuary of the River Dysynni.

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Canterbury Bight

Canterbury Bight is a 135 km stretch of coastline between Dashing Rocks (north Timaru) and the southern side of Banks Peninsula (Birdlings Flat) on the eastern side of the South Island, New Zealand.

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A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Fire Island

Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York.

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Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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In geography and geology, fluvial processes are associated with rivers and streams and the deposits and landforms created by them.

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French Polynesia

French Polynesia (Polynésie française; Pōrīnetia Farāni) is an overseas collectivity of the French Republic; collectivité d'outre-mer de la République française (COM), sometimes unofficially referred to as an overseas country; pays d'outre-mer (POM).

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Fresh water

Fresh water (or freshwater) is any naturally occurring water except seawater and brackish water.

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Great South Bay

Great South Bay, actually a lagoon, is situated between Long Island and Fire Island, in the State of New York.

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Gulf Coast of the United States

The Gulf Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Southern United States meets the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hurunui River

The Hurunui River is the fourth largest of the four principal rivers in north Canterbury, New Zealand, with a catchment area of.

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An inlet is an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow, such as a small bay or arm, that often leads to an enclosed body of salt water, such as a sound, bay, lagoon, or marsh.

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Isle of Wight Bay

Isle of Wight Bay is a lagoon that separates part of mainland Worcester County, Maryland from the midtown part of Ocean City, also in Worcester County.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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James Cook

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, is a Pacific Ocean raised coral atoll in the northern Line Islands.

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Kivalina, Alaska

Kivalina Kivalliñiq in Iñupiaq) is a city and village in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska, United States.

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Lagoa dos Patos

Lagoa dos Patos (English: Ducks' Lake) is the largest lagoon in Brazil and the largest barrier-lagoon in South America.

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Laguna Catemaco

Laguna Catemaco (Laguna de Catemaco) is a freshwater lake located at the center of the Sierra de Los Tuxtlas in south central Veracruz, in east central Mexico.

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A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.

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Lake Illawarra

Lake Illawarra (Aboriginal Tharawal language: various adaptions of Elouera, Eloura, or Allowrie; Illa, Wurra, or Warra meaning pleasant place near the sea, or, high place near the sea, or, white clay mountain), an open and trained intermediate wave dominated barrier estuary or large coastal lagoon, is located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, situated about south of Sydney, Australia.

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Lake St. Lucia

Lake St Lucia (Lake Saint Lucia) is an estuarine lake system in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Longshore drift

Longshore drift is a geological process that consists of the transportation of sediments (clay, silt, sand and shingle) along a coast parallel to the shoreline, which is dependent on oblique incoming wind direction.

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A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.

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Marine geology

Marine geology or geological oceanography is the study of the history and structure of the ocean floor.

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Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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Montrose Basin

The Montrose Basin is part of the estuary of the South Esk forming a tidal basin near to the town of Montrose, Angus, on the east coast of Scotland.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Ocean City, Maryland

Ocean City, Maryland (OC or OCMD), officially the Town of Ocean City, is an Atlantic resort town in Worcester County, Maryland.

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Pamlico Sound

Pamlico Sound in North Carolina in the US is the largest lagoon along the North American East Coast, extending long and 24 to 48 km (15 to 20 miles) wide.

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Paraglacial means unstable conditions caused by a significant relaxation time in processes and geomorphic patterns following glacial climates.

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Rakaia River

The Rakaia River is in the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand's South Island.

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A reef is a bar of rock, sand, coral or similar material, lying beneath the surface of water.

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Rio Grande do Sul

Rio Grande do Sul (lit. Great Southern River) is a state located in the southern region of Brazil.

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Salinity is the saltiness or amount of salt dissolved in a body of water (see also soil salinity).

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Salt marsh

A salt marsh or saltmarsh, also known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone between land and open saltwater or brackish water that is regularly flooded by the tides.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.

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Sediment transport

Sediment transport is the movement of solid particles (sediment), typically due to a combination of gravity acting on the sediment, and/or the movement of the fluid in which the sediment is entrained.

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In oceanography, geomorphology, and earth sciences, a shoal is a natural submerged ridge, bank, or bar that consists of, or is covered by, sand or other unconsolidated material, and rises from the bed of a body of water to near the surface.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South Island

The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.

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Southern Alps

The Southern Alps (Kā Tiritiri-o-te-Moana) is a mountain range extending along much of the length of New Zealand's South Island, reaching its greatest elevations near the range's western side.

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States of Brazil

The Federative Republic of Brazil is a union of 27 Federative Units (Unidades Federativas, UF): 26 states (estados) and one federal district (distrito federal), where the federal capital, Brasília, is located.

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A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

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Subsidence is the motion of a surface (usually, the earth's surface) as it shifts downward relative to a datum such as sea level.

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Swash, or forewash in geography, is a turbulent layer of water that washes up on the beach after an incoming wave has broken.

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Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of Earth.

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Venetian Lagoon

The Venetian Lagoon (Laguna di Venezia; Łaguna de Venesia) is an enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea, in northern Italy, in which the city of Venice is situated.

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Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.

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Wadden Sea

The Wadden Sea (Waddenzee, Wattenmeer, Wattensee or Waddenzee, Vadehavet, longname, di Heef) is an intertidal zone in the southeastern part of the North Sea.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Waste stabilization pond

Waste stabilization ponds (WSPs or stabilization ponds or waste stabilization lagoons) are ponds designed and built for wastewater treatment to reduce the organic content and remove pathogens from wastewater.

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Wastewater treatment

Wastewater treatment is a process used to convert wastewater into an effluent (outflowing of water to a receiving body of water) that can be returned to the water cycle with minimal impact on the environment or directly reused.

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William Dampier

William Dampier (baptised 5 September 1651; died March 1715) was an English explorer and navigator who became the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, and the first person to circumnavigate the world three times.

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Worcester County, Maryland

Worcester County is the easternmost county of the U.S. state of Maryland.

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