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Saronic Gulf

(sərŏ`nĭk), 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.

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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And the Union Flag armada that landed on the shores of the Saronic Gulf laden with Olympic treasure was led by the inspirational Ben Ainslie.
THE waters of Athens' Saronic Gulf glistened with gold for Great Britain again yesterday as Ben Ainslie won a historic second gold medal in successive Olympics.
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The Saronic Islands, between Athens and the Peloponnese Peninsula, covered with fascinating ruins of fortresses and Doric temples, as well as beautiful forests.
Aegina, an island of eighty-three square kilometers in the Saronic Gulf, which is an arm of the Aegean arm of the Mediterranean Sea, lies about thirty kilometers from Epidaurus (west), the Corinth Canal (northwest), and Piraeus, the port of Athens (north-northeast).
The Aghios Kosmos Sailing Centre will host the regatta, with competition held on the waters of the Saronic Gulf.
All were doomed far from Asia in the warm coastal waters of the Aegean, all destined for the bottom of the Saronic Gulf.
The island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf is south of Athens and a short ferry ride from the Port of Piraeus.
Licinius Anteros, who was granted grazing rights on the peninsula of Methana on the Saronic Gulf (IG IV,1,853), or Junia Theodora, a resident of Corinth, who was honoured in AD 43 by the people of Patara in Lycia (H.
Sails 12 boats off the Peloponnese, in the Ionian Sea and Saronic Gulf.
Sprawling across 75 acres of sun-drenched gardens on a pine-dotted private peninsula, the resort complex boasts breathtaking views of the Saronic Gulf on the Mediterranean Sea and three private beaches.
Mills and Clark, the 2012 Olympic silver medallists, endured a frustrating start to their 2014 season, with a hernia operation for Clark in April then compounded by a subsequent back injury to Mills, meaning they headed to the Saronic Gulf short on sailing fitness and time in the boat.