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completely land ringed atoll
(English) Atoll with a lagoon area which is completely land-locked from the open ocean by a continuous string of reef islets; may be occasionally breached by the open sea during storms. (See also: atoll, lagoon area, reef islet)
atoll fermé
(French) Atoll avec une région de la lagune qui est complètement enterré de l'océan par une ficelle continue des îlots du récif; peut être parfois percé par la mer pendant des tempêtes. (See also: atoll, lagoon area, reef islet)
atol fechado
(Portuguese) Atol com lagoa fechada ao mar por um cordão de pequenas ilhas. (See also: atoll, lagoon area, reef islet)

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