Saronic Gulf

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Saronic Gulf

Saronic Gulf (sərŏˈnĭk), arm of the Aegean Sea, indenting SE Greece and separated from the Gulf of Corinth by the Isthmus of Corinth. The Saronic Gulf is the eastern terminus of the Corinth Canal, which cuts across the isthmus. Athens, Piraiévs, Elevsís, and Mégara are on or near the gulf, which also contains many islands, notably Aegina and Salamís. It is also known as the Gulf of Aegina.
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Saronic Gulf

an inlet of the Aegean on the SE coast of Greece. Length: about 80 km (50 miles). Width: about 48 km (30 miles)
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