There is a salt lake or lagoon between the Cape Palmas river and the vicinity of the Cavalla.
This lagoon forms a commodious harbour, once the bar has been crossed.
On the western side there is a large lagoon, separated from thesea by a spit of sand.
After forming the wide lagoon known as the Albufera de Elche.
The Leeward Islands are Tubai or Motuiti, a small uninhabited lagoon island, the most northern of the group; Marua or Maupiti - "Double Mountain," the most western; BolaBola or Bora-Bora; Huaheine; Raiatea or Ulietea (Spanish Princessa), the largest island of this cluster, and Tahaa, which approach each other very closely, and are encircled by one reef.