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“Frozen” waves in the Saronic Gulf. A stunning phenomenon off the coast of Athens (video)

Greece amazes us with beautiful and often paradoxical phenomena, such as the incredible variety of its landscape, as well as the “frozen” waves of the Saronic Gulf, an hour’s voyage from the Greek capital Athens. continue.

“Frozen” waves are none other than ocean currents and shallow waters that have created small sand hills in the ocean.

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No matter how much the ocean moves up, these “waves” remain stationary. It gives the water a wonderful turquoise color, much like a stepped corridor engraved with white sand.

This rare phenomenon is observed between the islands of Aegina and Angistri in the Saronic Gulf and is very close to the island of Metopi.

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The shallow waters around Metopi were once a landlocked country and are believed to have connected Angistri and Aegina. For centuries they were submerged in currents, winds and waves, and today they are vast with clear water where visitors can enjoy the details of the ocean floor as if they were wearing diving masks. It is a plain of turquoise blue.

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