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Muhu

 

(also Moon), an island in the Moonsund archipelago in the Baltic Sea (part of the Estonian SSR). It is separated from the mainland by the Muhu Strait (Moonsund) and from the island of Saaremaa by the Vaike Strait. Its area is 204 sq km, including the neighboring islands. Muhu is composed of Silurian limestones and dolomites. Its surface is flat with elevations to 24 m. Muhu is connected with Saaremaa by a 4-km causeway. There is regular ferry service between Kuivastu on the eastern coast of Muhu and Virtsu on the mainland. Fishing and stock raising are the principal occupations. The village of Liiva is located on the island.


Muhu

 

(also Muhu Väin or Moonsund), a strait between the mainland of the Estonian SSR and the islands of the Moonsund archipelago (Hiiumaa, Vormsi, and Muhu). It connects the northeastern part of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. It is 6–27 km wide and about 83 km long. At its shallowest, the strait is 1.8 m deep. In the winter it freezes over. The ports located on the Muhu Strait include Virtsu and Haapsalu on the mainland and Heltermaa and Kuivastu on the islands of Hiiumaa and Muhu.

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A gap correspondig to several conodont and chitinozoan zones in the Llandovery-Wenlock boundary interval has been reported from sections located on the western coast of Estonia and on islands in the Muhu Strait (Hints et al.
The group's first publication considered discourse about the edges of the world; those papers were from a conference on the Estonian island of Muhu, and so the series is called the Muhu Proceedings.
We made for the island of Muhu it's easy to imagine elves and hobbits living here We headed up to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.
This includes more restaurants starting with brand extension, putting their goods into supermarkets, such as the fivestar Padaste Manor restaurant on the island of Muhu, where now one can buy their sauces, breads and snacks in more exclusive shops.
The Ministry has picked Solukhumbu, Ilam and Sunsari districts from Eastern Development region; Rasuwa, Kathmandu, Kavre, Sindhupalchowk and Chitwan districts from central region; Manang, Kaski, Kapilvastu and Rupandehi from Western region; Muhu Pyuthan and Bardiaya from Mid-Western region; and Bjhang, Doti and Kanchanpur from Far-western region to develop as tourist destinations
jo guru ka sikh hot ke sirind vale khatri sucha jhutha ate sahi khatri ina da sati vari muhu phitakare bina nau lae so tanakhahia [36]