The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a bay in the southwestern Caspian Sea on the coast of Iran. Closed off by a narrow sandspit, Mordab Bay juts inland for 15 km. Its greatest length is approximately 40 km, and greatest depth 3 m. The port of Bandar-e Pahlavi is on the bay.
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