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Atlas Obscura Al Karaana Lagoon

Al Karaana Lagoon was once a dumping ground for industrial wastewater but now has been treated and transformed into a beautiful oasis.

The lagoon’s name originates from the Arabic term karaa, which means “rainwater” or “freshwater.” Al Karaana was named after a local well that yielded exceptionally clean water.

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