Kalamitskii Gulf

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kalamitskii Gulf

 

a gulf in the Black Sea, extending 13 km into the west coast of the Crimean Peninsula. Width at the entrance, 41 km; depth, approximately 30 m. The Al’ma and Bulganak rivers flow into the gulf. The shores are low-lying and sandy. Running along the edge of the gulf and separated from it by sandbars are several salt lakes, including Sasyk (Ev-patoriia), Saki, and Chaika; these lakes are used for medical therapy. Evpatoriia Bay cuts into the northern shore.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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