Faddeia Gulf

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Faddeia Gulf

 

an inlet of the Laptev Sea, on the Taimyr Peninsula. Faddeia Gulf measures approximately 37 km in length and 20 km in width at the entrance; it has a maximum depth of 23 m. The shores are mostly low, but in some places they are steep. The gulf is covered with ice most of the year. The Faddeia River flows into the gulf.

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