Unit: Recent sediments

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View northwards along the coast, showing the lagoon at high tide.

  • Why is the energy in the lagoon generally lower than in the open sea to the west (left)?
  • Would you expect salinity in the lagoon to be lower, the same, or higher than the open sea? Why?


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