Krasnaia Armiia Strait

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Krasnaia Armiia Strait

 

a strait between Komsomolets Island and Oktiabr’skaia Revoliutsiia Island of the Severnaia Zemlia archipelago, connecting the Kara and Laptev seas. The strait is approximately 110 km long; it measures about 18 km wide in the west and about 10 km wide in the east. The shores are mountainous and precipitous. Krasnaia Armiia Strait is sometimes icebound year-round.

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