The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a sandy strip along the northern shores of the Sea of Azov, near the city of Berdiansk. The spit, about 20 km long, ends in a shoal reaching far out to sea. The western banks of the Berdiansk spit are indented by small inlets.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.