The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a gulf of the Barents Sea, off the west coast of Severnyi Ostrov, Novaia Zemlia. Length, approximately 30 km; width, approximately 10 km. There are many small islands. Glaciers descend from the mountains along the shores, reaching the sea in places.
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