Terek Coast

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Terek Coast

 

the name of the southeastern coast of the Kola Peninsula, from Cape Sviatoi Nos to the Varzuga River. The northern part, to the Ponoi River, is high and rocky and is covered by tundra vegetation; the southern part is low-lying and swampy and is covered by dwarf birch and willow thickets.

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