Taimyr Gulf

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Taimyr Gulf

 

a gulf in the Kara Sea, on the northwestern coast of Taimyr Peninsula. Taimyr Gulf is approximately 40 km long and approximately 80 km wide. It narrows in the northeast to form Taimyr Bay. The maximum depth is 16 m. The gulf is frozen for a significant part of the year.

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