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Suur Strait

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Virtsu–Kuivastu waterway in the strait
Virtsu–Kuivastu waterway in the strait

Suur Strait (Estonian: Suur väin is the strait in Estonia, lying between Muhu and Continental Estonia.[1] The strait (being itself part of Väinameri) connects Väinameri and Gulf of Riga.

Several islets locates in the strait: e.g. Papirahu, Kesselaid, Kõbajad, Viirelaid.

The strait maximum depth of 24 m is the deepest point in Väinameri.

Kuivastu Harbour is located at the strait. Over the strait goes VirtsuKuivastu waterway.

See also


  1. ^ "Päring kohanimeandmebaasist. Eesti kohanimed". (in Estonian). Retrieved 4 April 2020.

Coordinates: 58°36′N 23°27′E / 58.600°N 23.450°E / 58.600; 23.450

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