Coastal Lagoons

  • Hans-Erich Reineck
  • Indra Bir Singh
Part of the Springer Study Edition book series (SSE)

Abstract

Coastal lagoons are shallow water bodies, running parallel to the coast, and connected to the open sea with an outlet. They are separated from the open sea by sand bars or barrier islands (Fig. 501).

Keywords

Clay Depression Sedimentation Shale Cretaceous 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans-Erich Reineck
    • 1
  • Indra Bir Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Meeresgeologie und MeeresbiologieSenckenbergWilhelmshavenW. Germany
  2. 2.Department of GeologyLucknow UniversityLucknowIndia

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