Genichesk Strait

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Genichesk Strait:

see Azov, Sea ofAzov, Sea of,
Gr. Maiotis, Lat. Palus Maeotis, ancient Rus. Surozhskoye, northern arm of the Black Sea, c.14,000 sq mi (36,300 sq km), shared by S European Russia and E Ukraine.
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Genichesk Strait


a narrow strait between the Arabat Spit and the seacoast; it connects the Sea of Azov with the Sivash Gulf. Length, approximately 4 km; width, 80-150 m; depth, 4.6 m. Currents depend on winds. The port of Genichesk is on the seacoast.

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