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STAGNA VOLCARUM on the coast of Gallia Narbonensis. Mela (2.5) speaks of the Stagna Volcarum, which he places W. of the Rhone. They are the long line of étangs between Aigues-Morte [p. 2.1035]and Agde, separated from the land by a long, narrow, flat, which widens near Cette, where the Mons Setius is. These lagunes are the Étangs de Tau, de Frontignan, de Maguelone, and others. Avienus (Or. Marit. 58) mentions the Taurus or Étang de Tau:Taurum paludem namque gentiles vocant.



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