Korission Lagoon

Local nameLake Korrision
LocationDecentralized Administration of Peloponnese, Western Greece and the Ionian, Greece

Korission Lagoon is a coastal lagoon located in the southern part of the Greek island of Corfu, in the Ionian Sea. It is located near the village of Agios Mattheos and is separated from the sea by Chalikouna Beach. It has a surface area of 427 ha and it drains into the sea through a channel which bisects Chalikouna Beach. The lagoon was created by the sand dunes that cut the lake's basin off from the sea between 140,000 and 250,000 years ago.Korission Lagoon and its environs are protected by the Natura 2000 treaty, the protected area includes the nearby…

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korission_Lagoon

Coordinates 39°26'42.823" N 19°54'26.127" E

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