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Tarkhankut Peninsula

Crimea

The Tarkhankut Peninsula (Ukrainian: Тарханкутський півострів, Russian: Тарханкутский полуостров, Crimean Tatar: Tarhanqut yarımadası)) is the peninsula which constitutes the western extremity of Crimea into the Black sea. Its northern shore is a southern coast of the Karkinit Bay. [1] Its westernmost point is Cape Priboyny, to the south of it is Cape Tarkhankut. The terrain of the peninsula is the Tarkhankut Highlands.

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Cape TarkhankutEdit

 
Tarkhankut lighthouse

Cape Tarkhankut is a south-western cape of the Tarkhankut Peninsula, Crimea.[2] The Tarkhankut lighthouse is located on the cape.

Tarkhankut UplandEdit

The Tarkhankut Upland or Tarkhankut Hills is a upland that constitutes the Tarkhankut Peninsula.[3] The Tarkhankut Wind Farm is located at the upland.

Wind FarmEdit

The Tarkhankut Wind Farm (Tarkhankut Wind Plant) is a wind power plant located at Donuzlav lake on the Tarkhankut Highlands of the Tarkhankut Peninsula, Crimea.

It is the state property. Its construction was contracted to Windenergo Ltd., At the commissioning date of November 30, 2001, 21 wind turbines were installed with total capacity of 2.26 MW. The planned capacity was 70 MW. [4]

DonuzlavEdit

The Donuzlav Lake is a salty lake that is connected to the Black Sea via a ship channel and located at the southern shores of the peninsula.

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