Marovo Lagoon

Marovo Lagoon
Vangunu Island seen from space. Marovo lagoon can be seen north of the island.

Marovo Lagoon is the largest saltwater lagoon in the world. It is located in the New Georgia Islands, north of Vangunu Island, at 8°29′S 158°04′E / 8.48°S 158.07°E / -8.48; 158.07. There are many islands in the lagoon, some of which are inhabited. The people live mainly by subsistence agriculture and fishing and speak the Marovo language. The lagoon is a popular destination for diving.



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