The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an inlet of Ob’ Bay in the Kara Sea, between the Gydanskii and Taz peninsulas. It is about 330 km long and 45 km wide at the entrance. The shores are low-lying. The bay has semidiurnal tides of up to 0.7 m. The Taz and Pur rivers empty into Taz Bay.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.