Bay of Zea

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Coordinates: 37°56′15″N 23°38′55″E / 37.93750°N 23.64861°E / 37.93750; 23.64861

Bay of Zea

The Bay of Zea, since Ottoman times and until recently known as Paşalimanı (Πασαλιμάνι), is a broad bay located at the eastern coast of the Piraeus peninsula in Greece. It hosted the swimming events at the 1896 Summer Olympics held in Athens. A seaport and marina are in the bay.

References

  • Maritime database profile of the Zea, Greece marina. - accessed 4 July 2010.
  • Portbooker.com profile of the Zea, Greece marina. - accessed 4 July 2010.
  • Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Swimming (Men): 100-Meter Freestyle". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. pp. 897–8.
  • Worldportsource.com profile of the Zea, Greece marina. - accessed 4 July 2010.


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