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Finland Gulfof

Finland, Gulf of, is an arm of the E. side of the Baltic Sea, bounded N. by Finland, S. by the Governments of Esthonia and St. Petersburg. The Gulf is 260 miles long from E. to W., 80 miles wide in the widest part, and 40 miles wide at the entrance. The Neva is the only river of importance flowing into it. There are several islands in it, the strongly-fortified Cvonstadt being the largest, and, besides St. Petersburg, it contains the towns of Revel, Fredricksham, Helsingfors, Viborg, and others.