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Pages: 43. Chapters: Karelian Isthmus, Murmansk Okrug, Ingria,
Saint Petersburg - Hiitola railroad, Riihimaki - 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 21'N, 59 46'N and 27 42'E, 31
08'E). 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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