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The Berre lagoon
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Lake/Pond - This lagoon covers 15,500 hectares, and its 75 km shoreline is quite charming.
Surrounded by low limestone hills, it receives fresh water from the Rivers Arc and Touloubre and the canal from the EDF hydroelectric power station. It is connected to the sea by the Caronte canal and Le Rove canal.
The area has always been a place of human…