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an island in the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. Located 27 km west of Leningrad. Area, about 15 sq km. In 1703 the fortress of Kronshlot (modern Kronstadt) was built on the island.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.