Gulf of Corinth

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inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus

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Since classic times, events in the Mediterranean world were shaped by the fact that Greece is divided into a northern and a southern region by the Gulf of Corinth.
1996, A microseismic study in the western part of the Gulf of Corinth (Greece): implications for large scale normal faulting mechanisms, Geophys.
With huge views of misty mountains across the silvery Gulf of Corinth, it's crammed with cafe tables that fill up quickly with bright young things on a Friday evening.
On a clear day you can see the Island of Aegina and the Gulf of Corinth.
6-acre island features stunning views of the Gulf of Corinth.
James Mackey was one of 21 crew killed when their Royal Navy minesweeper hit a mine off the Gulf of Corinth in Greece and sank 60 years ago.
Sailing across the Gulf of Corinth aboard Zeus II "a vessel appealing to those looking for an intimate shipboard atmosphere as opposed to 'big ship' sophistication".
The most famous ancient oracle was that of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus above the Gulf of Corinth.
For 100 years, Greece sought a way to bridge the Gulf of Corinth between Peloponnese and Northern Greece, but weak alluvial soils, a sea depth of 65 meters, and tectonic movements, made such a plan precarious.
The CRLNET is formed by 17 stations situated almost equally on the northern and southern coasts of the Gulf of Corinth (triangles in Fig.
Patras's new landmark, the Rio-Andirrio road bridge, is a beautiful pieces of engineering - a swoop of pylons and cables poised above the narrows of the Gulf of Corinth which links Patras, on the southern shore, with the mainland.
Similar research area was established on Kaparelli fault in the eastern part of the Gulf of Corinth, with cooperation of the Greek partners (Dr.
Set high on the slopes of Mt Parnassus and overlooking the Gulf of Corinth, the hillsides are covered with wild flowers in the Spring.
9-kilometer Rion-Antirion Bridge could be built across the Gulf of Corinth.