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Wes Rice Rice, working as a tour guide, was driving his golf cart on a Sunday when one of the monorail trains crashed into another, knocking several cars off the track onto the concrete below and in a nearby lagoon.
The footprints, found in a lagoon in Brother's Point, are believed to have been made by two dinosaurs -- a hefty long-necked sauropod and a sharp-toothed theropod, a cousin of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Today, Skye is known for its windswept, mountainous landscape, but during the Middle Jurassic, the region was dotted with beaches, lagoons and rivers.
If the Swansea plant is successful, TLP plans another five bigger and cheaper lagoons nationwide.
At low tide, water flows over this reef from a higher lagoon to a lower one.
Excess wastewater from the lagoons is sprayed on farm fields as a fertilizer.
According to the lawsuit, an alligator emerged from a lagoon on the premises and grabbed a golfer, severing his arm.
The tile is 4x4, glazed and comes in two different colors: midnight and lagoon.
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Origin and Etymology of lagoon
First Known Use: 1673See Words from the same year
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Definition of lagoon for English Language Learners
: an area of sea water that is separated from the ocean by a reef or sandbar
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