Trieste, Gulf of

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Trieste, Gulf of

 

(Golfo di Trieste), a gulf in the northernmost Adriatic Sea, forming part of the Gulf of Venice. The gulf extends 40 km inland and is 35 km wide at its entrance, with a maximum depth of 22 m. The gulf’s tides are mixed and range from 0.8 to 1.0 m. The port of Trieste is located on the eastern shore.

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