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almost atoll
(English) Modifier of high island earthform; an atoll with one or more volcanic peaks emergent above the reef area and/or (usually) the lagoon; essentially an atoll with small remnants of the high island present. (See also: atoll, lagoon area)
quasi atoll
(French) Modificateur géomorphologique d’une île haute ; un atoll avec un, ou plus d’un, sommet volcanique émergent au-dessus de la région du récif et/ou (habituellement) de la lagune ; essentiellement un atoll avec des petits débris d'une île haute. (See also: atoll, lagoon area)
(Portuguese) Modificador da morfologia duma ilha alta; um atol com um ou mais de um cume vulcânico emergente do recife. (See also: atoll, lagoon area)

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