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perimeter reef area
(English) Portion of atoll consisting of reef structure which surrounds lagoon area; often cut through by passes; usually with reef islet areas on reef top. (See also: atoll, reef top)
récif circulaire
(French) Longueur de la partie de l'atoll constituée par la structure récifale autour du lagon ; souvent entrecoupée de passes, et parfois constituée de petits îlots. (See also: atoll, reef top)
perímetro da área do recife
(Portuguese) Porção de atol que consiste numa estrutura em recife que envolve a área de lagoa, usualmente interrompida por passagens. (See also: atoll, reef top)

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