Leningrad Oblast: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria, Saint Petersburg - Hiitola Railroad, Riihim KI - Saint Petersburg Railway Books LLC

ISBN: 9781157068686

Published: August 14th 2011

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44 pages


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Leningrad Oblast: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria, Saint Petersburg - Hiitola Railroad, Riihim KI - Saint Petersburg Railway  by  Books LLC

Leningrad Oblast: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria, Saint Petersburg - Hiitola Railroad, Riihim KI - Saint Petersburg Railway by Books LLC
August 14th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 44 pages | ISBN: 9781157068686 | 8.61 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria, Saint Petersburg - Hiitola railroad, Riihim ki - SaintMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 43. Chapters: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria, Saint Petersburg - Hiitola railroad, Riihim ki - Saint Petersburg Railway, Administrative divisions of Leningrad Oblast, Volga-Baltic Waterway, Vyborg-Joensuu railroad, Ladoga Canal, List of the butterflies of Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast, Nevsky Pyatachok, Konevsky Monastery, Gogland, Alaborg, Konevets, Alexander-Svirsky Monastery, Narva Hydroelectric Station, Volkhov hydroelectric plant, Novyye Duboviki, Osinovetskiy Light, Narva Reservoir, Tiversk, Storozhenskiy Light, KiNEx, Lyubsha, Bolshoy Tyuters, Onega Canal, Baltic Klint, Moshchny Island, Beryozovye Islands, Nizhnesvirsky Nature Reserve, M11 highway, Chudovo, Seskar, M20 highway, Kurgalsky Peninsula, Soikinsky Peninsula, Koporye Bay, Izhora Plateau, Lokhaniemi, Luga Bay, Vuoksela, Usadishche, Vyborgsky District, Leningrad Oblast.

Excerpt: Map of the Karelian Isthmus. Shown are some important towns, the current Finnish-Russian border in the North-West and the pre-Winter War border further South.The Karelian Isthmus (Russian: ) is the approximately 45-110 km wide stretch of land, situated between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga in northwestern Russia, to the north of the River Neva (between 61 21N, 59 46N and 27 42E, 31 08E). Its northwestern boundary is the relatively narrow area between the Bay of Vyborg and Lake Ladoga. If the Karelian Isthmus is defined as the entire territory of present-day Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast to the north of the Neva, the isthmus area covers about 15,000 km.

The smaller part of the isthmus to the southeast of the old Russia-Finland border is considered historically as Northern Ingria, rather than part of the Karelian Isthmus itself. The rest of the isthmus was historically a part of Finnish Karelia. This was conquered by the Russian Empire during the Great No...



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