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shallow pass
(english) A natural passage transecting the reef top of a barrier reef or perimeter reef; floor depth of < 10 m; width < 2 km. (See also: barrier reef area, perimeter reef area, lagoon floor)
passe peu profonde
(french) Passage naturel qui coupe le sommet récifal ou d'une barrière récifale ou du périmètre récifal ; profondeur du fond à <10 m ; largeur à <2 km. (See also: barrier reef area, perimeter reef area, lagoon floor)
canal recifal
(portuguese) Passagem natural que atravessa o topo duma barreira de coral ou o seu perímetro; profundidade menor que 10 m e largura inferior a 2 Km. (See also: barrier reef area, perimeter reef area, lagoon floor)

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