"The Venetian Lagoon is a..." Islands Tip by AndreasK

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The <b>Venetian Lagoon</b> is a crescent-shaped body of water between the Italian mainland and the Adriatic sea. It lies within the arms of the Litorale Pellestrina, Litorale di Lido, and Litorale del Cavallino. These three strips of land are broken at only three entrances or porti along a length of some 30 miles (45 km), creating a marshy environment that is fed by rivers yet flushed by salt water from the Adriatic.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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