The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(Winter Shore), the name of the eastern shore of the White Sea from Cape Voronov to the city of Arkhangel’sk. The name derives from the age-old winter trades conducted along Zimnii Shore by inhabitants of coastal villages.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.