bathymetric chart of alexandria wastern harbor
Abd Ellah, R.G.
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Alexandria Eastern Harbor is a shallow, protected, semi-enclosed, circular basin. It is connected to the Mediterranean Sea through two openings: El-Boughaz (main) and El-Silsila. New data, from a recent bathymetric survey in the Harbor, is used to build up its bathymetric chart. The bottom of the Harbor slopes gradually seawards, with an average depth of 5m inside the Harbor. The study build up Alexandria Eastern Harbor new bathymetric chart, will be a useful tool to follow-up the problems of the harbor and to propose suitable solutions. Recommendations are set in the end of the study to activate the self recovery (by the Harbor water body) to preserve and recover the situation of Alexandria Eastern Harbor.