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Sediments in the Sea of Azov, Russia and Ukraine

46.1N 36.4E

November 10th, 2010 Category: Lakes

Russia and Ukraine - August 27th, 2010

The Sea of Azov occupies the majority of this image. Greenish sediments can be seen in its waters, particularly on the eastern shores. The upper shoreline has an interesting scallop shape, with several long spits of land extending far out into the waters.

On the southern end, it is connected to the Black Sea by the Strait of Kerch. The Black Sea’s waters are darker blue and show fewer sediments; this is in part because it is deeper than the Sea of Azov.

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