Lagoon Islands


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Lagoon Islands:

see TuvaluTuvalu
, independent Commonwealth nation (2015 est. pop. 11,000), 10 sq mi (26 sq km), composed of nine low coral atolls, formerly known as the Ellice (or Lagoon) Islands, scattered over the W Pacific Ocean. The capital is the atoll of Funafuti.
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Discover the hidden treasures of Venice along with the Venetian Lagoon islands of Burano and Mazzabo and the medieval city of Padua on a seven-night Uniworld river cruise.
Another water taxi and we are back in the tranquillity of Murano at LaGare, where dishes made from seasonal produce from the lagoon islands create fine dining.
Those habitats are lacking today as a result of human disturbance as well as erosion of lagoon islands serving as natural nesting habitats due to weather conditions linked with global warming and its effects in the coastal area of Albania.