Avacha Bay


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Avacha Bay

 

an inlet of the Pacific Ocean on the southeast coast of Kamchatka Peninsula. It is 24 km long, 3 km wide at its entrance, and reaches a depth of 26 m. Well protected by mountain ranges, its shores are steep. It receives the Avacha River. The port and city of Petropavlovsk’-Kamchatskii is on the bay’s north shore.

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On the bank of the Avacha Bay in the Kamchatka Territory, the Shanghai Marine Scientific and Technical Company "Zhumpu" intends to build a modern ship repair plant.
The two ships sailed around Cape Lopatka, the southern tip of Kamchatka, to Avachinskaya Guba (Avacha Bay), where the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy now stands, and after wintering there, the two ships put to sea again on 4 June 1741.
So, measures are being implemented to put in order the berthing facilities in the Avacha Bay itself.
The latter vessel soon went aground on the bar at Okhotsk, but the Slava Rossii set sail in September 1789 and reached Petropavlovsk on Avacha Bay, on the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, where the party overwintered.
Also participants of the session will get acquainted with the traditions of the peoples of Kamchatka, taste local cuisine, see the natural symbols of the Kamchatka Territory, including volcanoes, the Three Brothers in Avacha Bay, the Valley of Geysers and the Kuril Lake.
In the Avacha Bay off the coastline of the submarine "Kuzbass" will be in the front line along with other ships and ships of troops and forces in the North-East of Russia, coast guard ships of the Frontier Directorate of the Federal Security Service of Russia in the Eastern Arctic region.