The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a strait in the northern part of the Kuril Islands, between the Lovushki Islands in the north and Raikoke Island in the south. About 55 km wide and up to 1,764 m deep, the strait is named after I. F. Kruzenshtern.
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