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παρουσίαση Our coast

  1. 1. The coasts of Patras By Maria Tsotra Computer teacher of the 13 th General Lyceum of Patras
  2. 2. The Gulf of Patras <ul><li>The Gulf of Patras is a branch of the Ionian Sea . On the east, it is closed by the Strait of Rion . On the west, it is bounded by the Cape Araxos . </li></ul><ul><li>Depth 135 meters </li></ul><ul><li>The Port of Patras lies to the southeast and is the only major port on the gulf. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The map <ul><li>The strait of Rion and the bridge on the east </li></ul>
  4. 4. The beautiful landscape of Patras Gulf
  5. 5. The gulf in the sunset
  6. 6. The main land across Patras
  7. 7. The sea water <ul><li>Two major rivers from the land across Patras and two others, smaller, are the most important sources of freshwater to the the Gulf. </li></ul><ul><li>The ecological value of Patras Gulf is high due to the presence of two lagoons, which are wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Fishing <ul><li>The overfishing and the change of the bottom of the sea (human constructions, estuaries ) have reduced the biodiversity of the sea life. </li></ul>
  9. 9. The Pollution <ul><li>the Gulf faces significant pollution problems because of the urban and industrial wastewater received from coastal villages, due to </li></ul><ul><li>malfunction or non-functioning sewage treatment systems, </li></ul><ul><li>phosphate and other fertilizers from the agricultural activities </li></ul><ul><li>and because of the shipping. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The sea life <ul><li>There are all the kind of fish that live in the Greek seas, also seaweed, urchins corals,clams,shrimps,octopuses, kalamari ,medusas, turtles, dolphins, seals. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sea shells <ul><li>A variety of shells and crabs live in our coasts </li></ul>
  12. 12. The beaches on the east coast
  13. 13. The west coast of Patras
  14. 14. Water sports
  15. 15. East coast of Patras-Rion
  16. 16. The ferry transportation
  17. 17. East coast
  18. 18. Sea shores
  19. 19. Small village on the east coast
  20. 20. Fishing boats
  21. 21. Human intervention on the sea shore
  22. 22. The bridge of Rion view from the castle
  23. 23. <ul><li>Thank you all for your attention!!! </li></ul>

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