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Muhu

 

(also Moon), an island in the Moonsund archipelago in the Baltic Sea (part of the Estonian SSR). It is separated from the mainland by the Muhu Strait (Moonsund) and from the island of Saaremaa by the Vaike Strait. Its area is 204 sq km, including the neighboring islands. Muhu is composed of Silurian limestones and dolomites. Its surface is flat with elevations to 24 m. Muhu is connected with Saaremaa by a 4-km causeway. There is regular ferry service between Kuivastu on the eastern coast of Muhu and Virtsu on the mainland. Fishing and stock raising are the principal occupations. The village of Liiva is located on the island.


Muhu

 

(also Muhu Väin or Moonsund), a strait between the mainland of the Estonian SSR and the islands of the Moonsund archipelago (Hiiumaa, Vormsi, and Muhu). It connects the northeastern part of the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. It is 6–27 km wide and about 83 km long. At its shallowest, the strait is 1.8 m deep. In the winter it freezes over. The ports located on the Muhu Strait include Virtsu and Haapsalu on the mainland and Heltermaa and Kuivastu on the islands of Hiiumaa and Muhu.

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As part of the event the honorary consuls will be visiting the islands of Saaremaa and Muhu, where they will be meeting with representatives of local companies.
It's all woods and water for the two young chefs who both grew up on the little Baltic island of Muhu off Estonia's west coast, and brought their formidable talents to Tallinn three years ago.
(70) Maybe the first intention was to build a fortress on the island of AaAaAeAusel, probably somewhere in the vicinity of the stra between the islands of AaAaAeAusel and Mohn (in Estonian Muhu), which w the best strategic place considering the trade route, and where even the coins from the Rheinland and Westphalia have been found, marking the presence of the German merchants in the region in 1190s.
Estonia sees the duo going back to basics on the island of Muhu. They get a taste of the future with an inventive chef, go foraging for sea kale and fall in love with a group of dancing grannies.
Rather, Vehendi XI might have been a cairn grave, similar to Ussimatas of Muhu, for example.
K'umuycuk-sonccoraphicay sachha-sachhaqantari ucju sachhacay pachacay pachaqanmanta muhu manatupuyukanmanta micuicausai.
A gap correspondig to several conodont and chitinozoan zones in the Llandovery-Wenlock boundary interval has been reported from sections located on the western coast of Estonia and on islands in the Muhu Strait (Hints et al.