Tendra Spit

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Tendra Spit

 

(also Tendra), a low-lying, sandy island off the northern coast of the Black Sea, southeast of Odessa. Tendrá Spit is about 65 km long and 1.8 km wide at its widest point. A battle between the Russian and Turkish fleets took place near the island in 1790.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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