St Leonards Salt Lagoon

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St Leonards Salt Lagoon
St Leonards Salt Lagoon 2010-03-08 018.jpg
View from south-east
St Leonards Salt Lagoon is located in Victoria
St Leonards Salt Lagoon
St Leonards Salt Lagoon
Location in Victoria
Location Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria
Coordinates 38°09′32″S 144°42′40″E / 38.15889°S 144.71111°E / -38.15889; 144.71111Coordinates: 38°09′32″S 144°42′40″E / 38.15889°S 144.71111°E / -38.15889; 144.71111
Type Hypersaline, ephemeral
Catchment area Local
Basin countries Australia
Surface area 50 hectares (120 acres)
Surface elevation 0 AHD

St Leonards Salt Lagoon is a former marine embayment, isolated by coastal deposition from Port Phillip Bay, at St Leonards, Victoria, Australia. It now forms a shallow and hypersaline lake, of about 50 hectares (120 acres), which is often dry. It is a Victorian Nature Reserve.[1]

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