Tatar Strait


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Tatar Strait

A channel of southeast Russia between Sakhalin Island and the mainland. It connects the Sea of Japan on the south with the Sea of Okhotsk on the north.

Tatar Strait

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(Placename) an arm of the Pacific between the mainland of SE Russia and Sakhalin Island, linking the Sea of Japan with the Sea of Okhotsk. Length: about 560 km (350 miles). Also called: Gulf of Tatary
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The icebreaker Krasin has also been dispatched from the De-Kastri port in the Tatar Strait and is moving in the direction of the stranded ships.
Winds up to 28 meters per second are fixed on the coast of the Tatar Strait in the Khabarovsk region, snowdrifts and winds up to 30 meters per second are fixed in Sakhalin, and heavy snowfalls have hit Primorye, Itar-Tass reported.
Phase one of the project consists of the Chayvo field onshore processing facility and a 140-mile pipeline to transport crude west across Sakhalin Island and the Tatar Strait to the DeKastri terminal in the Russian Far East, where it is exported to international buyers.