Seas of Russia: list in alphabetical order

The territory of the Russian Federation is washed by three oceans. All the seas of Russia, the list of which is given in the text of the article, are interesting and special in their own way. All of them are unique and original.

Sea of ​​Russia: List

The largest country on the planet is associated with threeoceans through 12 seas, both internal and marginal. One sea of ​​Russia has no direct connection with the World Ocean (except for the connection through the Volga-Don Canal) - this is the Caspian Sea, which is without drainage.

Alphabetical list of the seas washing Russia
Sea Ocean affiliation
The Azov to the Atlantic Ocean
Barentsevo to the Arctic Ocean
The Baltic to the Atlantic Ocean
White to the Arctic Ocean
Beringovo to the Pacific Ocean
East Siberian to the Arctic Ocean
Caspian bottomless
Kara to the Arctic Ocean
Laptev to the Arctic Ocean
Okhotsk to the Pacific Ocean
Black to the Atlantic Ocean
Chukchi to the Arctic Ocean
Japanese to the Pacific Ocean

Total - 13 seas.

Atlantic Seas

The seas from the Atlantic Ocean basin are fighting against the western shores of Russia. From the north it is the Baltic Sea, in the south - the Azov and the Black.Sea of ​​Russia listThey are united by such features:

  • all of them are internal, that is, deeply continental;
  • all of them are the final seas of the Atlantic, that is, to the east of them, or the waters of another ocean, or land.

Russia's coastline along the Atlantic seasis about 900 km. The Baltic Sea area covers the Leningrad and Kaliningrad regions. The Black and Azov Seas wash the shores of the Rostov Region, the Krasnodar Territory and the Crimea.

Seas of the Arctic Ocean

Some of the seas of Russia (listed above) belong to the basin of the Arctic Ocean. There are six of them: five of them are marginal (Chukchi, Kara, Laptev, East Siberian, Barents) and one internal (White).list of seas washing RussiaAlmost all of them are covered with ice throughout the year. Due to the Atlantic current the southwest of the Barents Sea does not freeze. The waters of the Arctic Ocean reach the territory of such subjects of Russia as the Murmansk Region, the Arkhangelsk Region, the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, the Taimyr Autonomous District, the Republic of Sakha, the Chukotka Autonomous District.

Sea of ​​the Pacific Ocean

The list of seas washing the shores of Russia from the east and relating to the Pacific Ocean is given below:

  • Beringovo;
  • Japanese;
  • The Okhotsk.

These seas are adjacent to the territories of Chukotka Autonomous District, Magadan Region, Kamchatka Region, Khabarovsk Territory, Sakhalin Region, Primorsky Territory.list of seas washing the shores of Russia

Warm seas

Half of the Russian seas are covered all year roundice. There are seas that are partially covered by ice crust for a certain period of time. The warm seas of Russia, listed below, do not freeze during the year. So, to the warm seas of Russia are:

  • Black;
  • The Caspian;
  • The Azov.
    Warm sea of ​​Russia list

Sea of ​​Russia: a list of unique seas

All geographical objects of the Earth are special andin their own way interesting. On the territory of Russia there are objects that are unique and unrepeatable. Of course, this is Lake Baikal, Volga, Kamchatka geysers, Kuril Islands and much more. The seas of Russia are also exceptional, the list of which is given below. The table presents a description of some of the seas of Russia from the point of view of their uniqueness.

List of the seas washing Russia
Sea Characteristic in terms of uniqueness
The Azov It is considered the most inland seaplanet. The connection with the waters of the World Ocean occurs through four straits and four seas. Having a depth of not more than 13.5 m, it is recognized as the smallest sea on the planet.
The Baltic

It is one of the most "unsalted" seas in the world.

Approximately 80% of amber in the world is mined here, why the sea was called in ancient times Amber.


This is the westernmost sea of ​​Russia from those that are beyond the Arctic Circle. It is considered the cleanest sea of ​​all that is washed by the shores of Europe.

White The sea, which has a small area, is the second after Russia's Sea of ​​Azov. Washes the land of the historical and cultural monument of Russia - the Solovetsky Islands.

The largest sea that is washing Russia.

East Siberian

Recognized as the coldest sea on the planet.


The largest oceanside sea in the world.


On the islands of this sea, the remains of mammoths are regularly found.


At the bottom of this sea found organisms that do not need the energy of the Sun.


The water mass of this sea is 87% lifeless due to the presence of a thick deep-water layer of hydrogen sulfide, where only bacteria live.


The only sea in Russia, along which the line of the date changes.


The southernmost, but not the hottest sea in Russia. Of all the seas of Russia, this has the richest underwater world.

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