What's the difference between "lagoon" and "lake"?
Although both are bodies of water, there are some differences. Lagoons are usually located along the coast or separated from larger bodies of water by a barrier, and are shallower and made up of saltwater (or brackish water, which is a mix of saltwater and freshwater). Lakes, however, are usually inland, deeper, and made up of freshwater. Ex: There are many famous lagoons in New Zealand. Ex: Many people in my town like to go visit the lake in the summer.