Bay of Santander
|• Total||268.26 km2 (103.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)|
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The Bay of Santander is both a
The entrance to the Bay is lined by the Sardinero beaches, where the
The morphology of the bay has suffered important changes in the last centuries. It is estimated[
Several rivers empty into the Bay of Santander. The most important is the Ria de Solía, in the South. The Ria de San Salvador empties in the center of the Bay via the Ria de Astillero while in the East flow the Rias of Carmen and Raos; to the West is the Ria de Cubas,which is the mouth of the Miera River.