Specific Sanctuary was originally located in Hanka District, western Primorye.
Created in 1963 (area 16.5 thousand hectares) for protection of duck and other water and near-water fowl and their habitats, it was liquidated in 1997 due to expiry of its term of operation (on map shown as active).
Yu. BERSENEV, State Committee for Environment
Conservation of Primorye Territory.