The Petalioi Gulf is a gulf of the Aegean Sea, Greece. It stretches between the east coast of Attica and the tip of the island Euboea. It takes its name from the Petalioi islands, that are situated in the part of the Gulf. The Petalioi Gulf is connected to the South Euboean Gulf to the north and its length is approximately 50 km long from north to south and its width is approximately 5 km in the north to about 50 km in the south. There are several uninhabited islands in the gulf, including the Petalioi, promontories include Strongylo and Vigla in the island of Euboea. In Attica, Lavrio Porto Rafti Artemida Rafina Nea Makri Agia Marina In Euboea, Styra Marmari Karystos Petalioi Gulf on GTP Travel Pages
The Thermaic Gulf is a gulf of the Aegean Sea located immediately south of the Thessaloniki regional unit, east of Pieria and Imathia, and west of Chalkidiki. It was named after the ancient town of Therma, which was situated on the northeast coast of the gulf, near Thessaloniki, the length of the gulf is about 100 km, while its width is about 5 km. The length of the gulf in its part is estimated to stretch 15 km, while after megalo emvolo cape towards the south. Cape Kassandra lies to the southeast end of the gulf, to the Romans, the gulf was known as Thermaicus or Thermaeus sinus and as Macedonicus sinus. One of its modern names is the Gulf of Salonica, named after the city of Thessaloniki which sprawls around and along the northeastern coast of the gulf. Places that lie by the gulf include Sani, ancient Potidaea, Nea Moudania, Agia Triada, Neoi Epivates, Kalochori, Pydna, Paralia Katerinis and Olympiaki Akti. The rivers emptying into the gulf are the Pineios, Loudias and Axios, the Thermaic Gulf was significantly larger in classical times, with many ancient seaside cities are now found several kilometers inland.
The extensive silting mainly affects the northern and western parts of the gulf, the gulf is home to a large number of famous, pristine beaches, which include Sani Beach. However, there are no beaches on the northwest coast, where wetlands stretch from Methone to Thessalonikis western suburb of Kalochori, the Port of Thessaloniki is the gulfs largest and busiest port, while another twelve small ports provide sea transport in, out and around the Thermaic gulf. Major road networks of northern Greece such as the A1/E75 motorway encircles the western portion of the gulf, while the A25 almost encircles the eastern part of it
The Argolic Gulf is a gulf of the Aegean Sea off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Greece. It is about 50 km long and 30 km wide and its main port is Nafplio, at its northwestern end. At the entrance to the gulf is the island Spetses and this gulf and its islands are sometimes combined with the Saronic Gulf and Saronic Islands, with the result called the Argo-Saronic Gulf and the Argo-Saronic Islands. It is surrounded by two units, Arcadia to the southwest and Argolis to the north and east. The river Inachos drains into the Argolic Gulf near Nea Kios, the main islands in the gulf are Psili and Bourtzi, a small island with a Venetian fortress that protects the port of Nafplio. The surrounding mountains protect it from the strong summer Meltemi wind
Gulf of Saros
Saros Bay or Gulf of Saros is an inlet of the northern Aegean Sea located north of the Gallipoli Peninsula in northwestern Turkey. The Archipelago of Saros is in the gulf and it consists the three small islands - The Big island, The Small island and The Little island. The bay is 75 km long and 35 km wide, far from industrialized areas and thanks to underwater currents, it is a popular summer recreation resort with sandy strands and crystal-clear sea. Scuba diving and fishing are the most practiced water sports here, settlements around the bay are, Gökçetepe, Erikli, Danişment, Karaincirli, Vakıf, Büyükevren, Sultaniçe, Gülçavuş and Enez, all in Edirne Province. The islands of Gökçeada lie outside Saros Bay and Samothrace in the Aegean Sea, on the Southern shore of the Dardanelles, across from Gallipoli, was the place of legendary Troy. The bay served for a time as a place for NATOs amphibious exercises. In the fall of 1992, the Turkish destroyer Muavenet was hit by two Sea Sparrow missiles fired by the U. S.
aircraft carrier USS Saratoga during the NATO exercise Display Determination held in the bay. The incident cost the lives of several Turkish officers, while others aboard were injured seriously
The Edremit gulf is an Aegean gulf in Turkeys Balıkesir Province. It is named after Edremit, an ilçe of Balıkesir Province which is situated close to the tip of the gulf at 39°34′N 26°56′E, biga Peninsula is to the north. The southern coast belongs to the ilçe of Ayvalık, while the entrance is enclosed with the northern part of the Greek island of Lesbos. In ancient history there were many settlements lying close to the north coast of the gulf, Polymedium, Lamponeia and Adramyttion, were some of these. Currently there are a number of ilçe centers or bigger towns around the gulf such as Behramkale, Küçükkuyu, Altınoluk, Akçay, Havran, Armutova, Ayvalık and Cunda Island. There are summer houses and holiday camps along the 70 kilometres long northern coast, the gulf is famous for European sprat production
The Megara Gulf is a gulf that is in the northern part of the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea. The total length is approximately 20 km long from north east to west, places on the shore include Agioi Theodoroi, Kineta and Kanakia on Salamis. Islets include Pachi and Pachaki south of Pachi and Kanaki near Kanakia, cape Petritis covers the southeast forming a bay boundary stretching to the northwestern part of the island near a small strait. Farmlands and flatlands covers the part except for the area of Kakia Skala. The road linking with places in the south of the lie to the east. Megara Gulf on GTP Travel Pages
The Malian or Maliac Gulf is a gulf in the western Aegean Sea. It forms part of the coastline of Greeces region of Phthiotis, the gulf stretches east to west to a distance of 15 to 22 kilometers, depending on the definition, and is very shallow, with a maximum depth of 27 meters. The only harbour is that of Stylida, which serves the city of Lamia, to its east is Cape Lichada, the northwesternmost point of the island of Euboea. The gulf is named after the ancient Malians who lived on its shores, due to the constant accretion of silt from the river the Spercheios and smaller streams, the gulf has been shrinking over the centuries. The ancient strait of Thermopylae, which at the time the battle was fought, was delineated by Mount Kallidromo. Under the London Protocol of 1830, the line connecting the Malian Gulf and the Aspropotamos River was established as the northern border of the newly independent Greek state