- Kara Strait
The Kara Strait (Russian: Пролив Карские Ворота; "Proliv Karskiye Vorota") is a 56 km wide channel of water between the southern end of
Novaya Zemlyaand the northern tip of Vaygach Island. This strait connects the Kara Seaand the Barents Seain northern Russia.
The Kara Strait was an important waterway in the early exploration of the
Northern Sea Route.
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