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.
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.
After forming the wide lagoon known as the Albufera de Elche.