Zolotoy Rog (Russian: Золотой Рог) or the Golden Horn Bay, is a sheltered horn-shaped bay of the Sea of Japan, located in coastal Primorsky Krai within the Russian Far East. Vladivostok, that lies on the hills at the head of the bay, is a major city and Russian port on the Pacific.
It separated from the Sea of Japan's Peter the Great Gulf by Shkota Peninsula on the northwest, Cape Goldobina on the east-northeast, and Cape Tigrovy on the west.
The bay is seven kilometers long, with a width of about two kilometers and a depth ranging from 20 to 27 meters.
The first European ship known to have anchored in the bay was a French whaler in 1852. During the Crimean War, the British ship Winchester visited the bay while searching for Vasily Zavoyko's squadron. The British sailors called the harbor Port May.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Zolotoy Rog.|