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The Pagasetic Gulf (Greek: Παγασητικός κόλπος, Pagasitikós kólpos; Coordinates: ) is a rounded gulf (max. depth 102 metres) in the Magnesia regional unit (east central Greece) that is formed by the Mount Pelion peninsula. It is connected with the Euboic Sea. The passage into the Euboic Sea is narrow and is about 4 km.
Its main port is Volos.
Mythology and historyEdit
The gulf's name in Latin was Pagasaeus Sinus.
Places within the gulfEdit
In clockwise order:
- Amaliapolis, W, port
- Alos, W, no port
- Almyros, W, no port
- Nea Anchialos, NW, beach, port,
- Pagasae, NW, no port
- Demetrias, NW, no port
- Iolkos, NW, no port
- Volos, N, main port
- Agria, NE, beach, port
- Neochori, E, no port,
- Argalasti, E, no port, beaches (Lefokastro, Kalamos, Horto)
- Milina, SE, no port, beaches
- Trikeri, S, port at Agia Kyriaki, beaches
The gulf took its name from the ancient city of Pagasae.
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