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Kobyl'ya golova Cape (Khorin-Irgi)

Khorin-Irgi Cape (Mare's Head) resembles a head of a horse from the distance. On October 15, 1901, a terrible shipwreck took place next to the cape: strong Sarma wind sank ship "Potapov" with 176 people aboard. No one survived. The storm lasted for two days and was so strong that the dead bodies froze to the rocks. In winter, as Baikal freezes over, icy splashes (sokuys) cover the rocks of the cape. After a strong storm, windward rocks can be covered by splashed ice up to 10-15 cm thick to the height of 10-20 metres.
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