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Landforms of Estonia: Hills of Estonia, Islands of Estonia, Peninsulas of Estonia, Water Bodies of Estonia, Gulf of Finland, Saaremaa, Hiium

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Published August 14th 2011
ISBN : 9781157866572
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38 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Hills of Estonia, Islands of Estonia, Peninsulas of Estonia, Water bodies of Estonia, Gulf ofMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Hills of Estonia, Islands of Estonia, Peninsulas of Estonia, Water bodies of Estonia, Gulf of Finland, Saaremaa, Hiiumaa, Toompea, Osmussaar, Pakri Islands, Naissaar, Ruhnu, List of islands of Estonia, Suur Munam gi, Muhu, Kihnu, Sinim ed Hills, Gulf of Riga, Abruka, Kalevi-Liiva, Kopli, Paljassaare, Vormsi, S rve Peninsula, Vaindloo, Aegna, K inastu, Piirissaar, Rukkirahu, akse, Vilsandi, Prangli, Hobulaid, Virtsu, K verlaid, Kakum e, Koipsi, Baltic Klint, Rohusi, Rammu, Harilaid, Viirelaid, Irbe Strait, Linnusitamaa, Hanikatsi laid, Vohilaid, Aksi, Innarahu, H lgerahu, West Estonian archipelago, Nootamaa, Manilaid, Suurlaid, Luigerahu, Ninalaid, Uuluti laid, Haanja Upland, K lalaid, Kadakalaid, Loonalaid, Kassari, Salin mme Peninsula, Vahase, Hanerahu, Ahtra, Allirahu, L kum tas, Nosurahu, Valgerahu, Suurrahu. Excerpt: The Gulf of Finland (Finnish: Russian: Swedish: Estonian: ) is the easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea. It extends between Finland (to the north) and Estonia (to the south) all the way to Saint Petersburg in Russia, where the river Neva drains into it. Other major cities around the gulf include Helsinki and Tallinn. The eastern parts of the Gulf of Finland belong to Russia, and some of Russias most important oil harbors are located farthest in, near Saint Petersburg (including Primorsk). As the seaway to Saint Petersburg, the Gulf of Finland has been and continues to be of considerable strategic importance to Russia. Some of the environmental problems affecting the Baltic Sea are at their most pronounced in the shallow gulf. Gulf of Finland Satellite image showing the gulf entirely frozen over in January 2003.The area of the gulf is 30,000 km (12,000 sq mi). The length (from the Hanko Peninsula to Saint Petersburg) is 400 km (250 mi) and the width varies from 70 km (43 mi) near the entrance to...