The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a spit in the Sea of Azov, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Taganrog. It is 17 km long and about 0.5 km wide. The spit is made up of sand and seashells.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.