Molochnyi Liman

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Molochnyi Estuary
Molochnyi Lyman Kosykh.jpg
Location Sea of Azov
Coordinates 46°32′N 35°19′E / 46.533°N 35.317°E / 46.533; 35.317Coordinates: 46°32′N 35°19′E / 46.533°N 35.317°E / 46.533; 35.317
River sources Molochna, Tashchenak, Dzhekelna
Ocean/sea sources Atlantic Ocean
Basin countries Ukraine
Max. length 32 km (20 mi)
Max. width 8 km (5.0 mi)
Surface area 168 km2 (65 sq mi)
Max. depth 3 m (9.8 ft)
Salinity 18-40 ‰

Molochnyi Estuary, or Molochnyi Liman (Ukrainian: Молочний лиман), is an estuary of the Molochna River, located on the north-western coast of the Sea of Azov.

Parameters of the water body:

  • Length 32 km
  • Width 8 km
  • Depth 3 m
  • Area 168 km2

Connected to the Sea of Azov by artificial canal.[1]

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