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The Black Sea Encyclopedia by Sergei R. Grinevetsky, Igor S. Zonn, Sergei S. Zhiltsov,

By Sergei R. Grinevetsky, Igor S. Zonn, Sergei S. Zhiltsov, Aleksey N. Kosarev, Andrey G. Kostianoy

This book is dedicated to the normal characteristic – the Black Sea and its littoral states. whilst the Azov Sea is additionally thought of the following. This quarter is the point of interest of many geopolitical, fiscal, social and environmental concerns that contain not just the international locations popping out to the Black and Azov Seas, yet different global international locations, too.

This booklet comprises over 1500 articles and phrases supplying descriptions of geographical and oceanographic positive aspects, towns, ports, shipping routes, marine organic assets, foreign treaties, nationwide and foreign courses, examine associations, historic and archaeological monuments, actions of famous scientists, researchers, tourists, army commanders, and so on. who had relation to the Black Sea.

It encompasses a multi-century chronology of the occasions that grew to become the exceptional milestones within the heritage of improvement of the Black Sea – Azov Sea region.

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The levee on the inside was provided with crepidoma made of large stone blocks. A 33 Akliman-Konu Bight – picturesque bight with several islets 15 km west of Sinop town, Turkey. The bight depths vary from 2 to 8 m. The excellent sand beach borders on broad-leaved forest. 5 km) of Kerch Peninsula, by convention, regarded its western boundary. Ak-Monai levee – ancient defense levee situates in the narrowest part of Kerch Peninsula on Ak-Monai Isthmus, stretching from Kamenka Village, formerly Ak-Monai, to Primorsky Settlement.

Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicholus ponticus) – see Black Sea anchovy. C. during the wars of Chersonesus Taurica with the Scythians. ). Ancient Greece – in this way the territory of the Ancient Greek state was referred to. C. it extended over the south of the Balkan Peninsula, the islands of the Aegean Sea, the coast of Thrace and the western coast of Asia Minor. G. also controlled the northern coast of Africa, the straits and coast of the Black and Azov seas where Greek colonies were established.

4  С. The summer is warm; mean temperature of July 23  С. The typical local features are early spring and long warm autumn. Precipitation is around 700 mm per year. A. is protected from the winds by a rocky peninsula (which is also a natural breakwater) and by Bosna Hill adjoining the area on the west (height under 500 m, northern continuation of the Strandja Mountains). The mild climate, warm sea and wide beach of fine sand (more than 2 km in length), protected by dunes constitute the basis of A.

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