Saronic Gulf


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Saronic Gulf: Corinthian Gulf

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)
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Set in this broader environmental background, EKAS sought to investigate selected parts of the area between the ancient city of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf, in part to explore how ecological diversity may have affected life over the past 8,000 years.
Windsurfer Nick Dempsey secured Britain's fifth sailing medal of with a bronze in the Mistral class on the Saronic Gulf.
Out on the Saronic Gulf there could be a medal for windsurfer Nick Dempsey who has one last race to improve on his fourth position in the Men's Mistral.
BEN AINSLIE was hailed as a ``superman'' as Britain's sailors showed off their Olympic medals yesterday after a super Saturday which brought two golds and a silver on the waters of Athens' Saronic Gulf.
The trio capped a great day for British sailing on the waters of the Saronic Gulf in Athens by sealing Team GB's first gold medal of the Olympics in sensational style with a race to spare.
Dundee-born Robertson led a three-woman crew to the Yngling class gold on the waters of the Saronic Gulf to follow up her winning performance in Sydney - and they did it with one of their 11 races to spare.
Robertson, a gold medallist in Sydney four years ago, Sarah Webb and Sarah Ayton wrapped up the gold with a race to spare after a sensational performance on the waters of the Saronic Gulf.
The trio capped a great day for British sailing on the waters of the Saronic Gulf by sealing Team GB's first gold medal of the Olympics in sensational style with a race to spare.