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LAGUNA LARGA. Laguna Larga, an intermittent coastal marsh in northeastern Kleberg and southeastern Nueces counties (at 27°31' N, 97°24' W), measures eight miles long and four miles wide. Its Spanish name means long or large lake. Laguna Larga is surrounded by low-rolling to flat terrain, surfaced by sandy and clay loams that support scrub brush, cacti, and grasses.


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"LAGUNA LARGA," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.