Kara Depression

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The Kara Depression is a depression in the Extreme North of European Russia, by the mouth of Kara River, north-east of the Pay-Khoy Ridge (a continuation of the northern Ural Mountains). It is of diameter 50–60 km and filled with Quaternary deposits.[1]

The depression is part of the Pechora coal basin.


  1. ^ Structure of the Kara depression, International Geology Review Volume 18, Issue 1, 1976, doi:10.1080/00206817609471165 (a translation of the article "О строении Карской депрессии", Sovetskaya Geologiya, 1976, no. 3)