WHS which include lagoons.
|Ahwar of Southern Iraq||Eridu was originally located in a lagoon|
|Atlantic Forest South-East|
|Belize Barrier Reef|
|Brazilian Atlantic Islands||Atol das Rocas "Isolated and pristine atoll with large lagoon".|
|Butrint||Lake Butrint is a saltwater lagoon|
|Chinchorro Culture||In the area surrounding the mouth of the Camarones River, current surface run-off conditions generate a small lagoon adjacent to the beach area, where the wetlands are located. (Chinchorro Culture Nomination Text, p. 130)|
|Curonian Spit||The Curonian Spit divides the Curonian Lagoon from the sea. Parts of the lagoon are within the inscribed area.|
|Danube Delta||Includes, inter alia, the Razelm-Sinoie lagoon Complex which "comprises several large backinsh lagoons separated from the sea by a sandbar" (AB eval)|
|Dorset and East Devon Coast||The body of water behind Chesil Beach is called "The Fleet Lagoon"|
|Great Barrier Reef|
|Ibiza||On Espalmador, the largest islet, there is an enclosed inland lagoon. These lagoons have long been used commercially as salt pans. (UNEP-WCMC)|
|Ichkeul National Park|
|Island of Saint-Louis||The entire settlement is situated in a magnificent lagoon formed by the two arms of the Senegal River (AB ev)|
|Lagoons of New Caledonia|
|Namib Sand Sea||Sandwich Harbour|
|Phoenix Islands||There are three atoll islands with associated lagoons (AB ev)|
|Rock Islands||surrounded by a lagoon (AB ev)|
|Sanganeb||The nominated property and its surrounding area include reef systems (13 different bio-physiographic reef zones in SMNP), atoll, lagoon .. (AB ev)|
|Shark Bay||Shark Bay's "attractions are also supplemented by secondary features such as Shell Beach, Big Lagoon and the Zuytdorp Cliffs which combine to add even further interest to the area"|
|Sian Ka'an||Many coastal lagoons e.g search for lagoon in this UN document|
|Socotra Archipelago||Several - Nom file mentions inter alia Qalansiya, Suq and Diduah Lagoons and the former is an important bird watching location|
|Tubbataha Reefs||"Classic atoll reef with an altitude of 2m to 100m deep with associated lagoon of 24m deep."|
|Venice and its Lagoon|
|Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino||two lagoons - Ojo de Liebre and San Ignacio|
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