The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a strait between Belyi Island and the lamal Peninsula in the Kara Sea. Length, 63 km; width, 9-27 km. The strait is shallow. The low banks are sandy and clayey and covered with tundra vegetation. The strait was named in honor of S. G. Malygin.
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