QAGeography › Saltwater coastal lakes connected to the open sea by shallow, restricted outlets are called:
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Saltwater coastal lakes connected to the open sea by shallow, restricted outlets are called:

A. Tombolos

B. Spits

C. Sea Stacks

D. Lagoons

A

Answer: D. Lagoons

Lagoons are very shallow water bodies separated from the sea mainly by barrier islands, coral reefs, or sandbars. This water bodies are sometimes regarded as estuaries and bays. Lagoons have in them some degree of salinity and this differentiates them a little from freshwater. Lagoons occur in so many parts of the world as they are very common coastal features.

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