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Beginning in the late nineteenth century, Lagos coastline changed dramatically. In the west, creeks and islands were filled in, while in the north eastern edge, large lagoons were filled in after the outbreak of the bubonic plague. 

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After: Lagos Island in 2018, with details of the locations of the Idumagbo and Isalegangan lagoons. 

After: Lagos Island in 2018, with details of the locations of the Idumagbo and Isalegangan lagoons. 

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Before: Idumagbo and Isalegangan Lagoons. Image courtesy the National Archives, UK

Before: Idumagbo and Isalegangan Lagoons. Image courtesy the National Archives, UK

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