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The island Of Shkot

Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok, the island of the sheet

Island of the sheet is at a distance of approximately 0.5 km to the South of the Russian island and about 20 km South from Vladivostok. The island area is about 2.6 km2, the maximum height of the coast above sea level is 146,6 meters.

Isle of shkot island and connects the Russian spit, the water depth in this area the sea is less than 1 meter. For many years, the island housed a military garrison, areas between the Islands was maintained in such condition that it can freely move from the mainland to the island. In winter, the water freezes here. On top of the island well preserved remains of the coastal battery position and strengthen themselves, which is part of the coastal defence line built to protect the city of Vladivostok.

In the South-Western tip of the island of mainsheet mounted illuminated sign. Off the southern coast of the island rises out of the water reef, along which lie the group of surface stones. From the top of the island offers a beautiful panorama of Islands near the island of Russian. It is the Islands of Popov and Reynard, Lavrov and Angelina, Naumova and Klykova, Islands Verhovskogo.

Island Sheets covered with dense forest mainly deciduous. Closer to the top of the slope facing the open sea, grassy meadows. In the North-Western part of the island there is a small Creek that flows into the Bay Gotowww. Small streams there are on the East coast. Across the island, from the spit to the Cape Lighthouse, is a dirt road, which gradually overgrown with grass.

On the cliffs and Keturah nesting birds, there are bird colonies, in the rock grottoes. From the open sea in bad weather, comes a big wave.

Isle of shkot uninhabited. The permanent population on the basis of no, but in the summer it is quite often visited by people, it is a good place for swimming and fishing, running a summer camp.
Swimming and diving, marine and Hiking, inspection of fortifications, observation and photography. A great place for fishing.

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