Product Description

Caspian

The Caspian Sea isn’t a sea, it’s a lake, or is it? – the world’s largest enclosed body of water.  It is supplied by fresh water from the Volga and Ural rivers.  There are no salt water connections to the open seas, the lake’s only out-flow is via evaporation; an endorheic basin.  The Caspian Sea was once a sea, 5 ½ million years ago.  The northern part of the lake is fresh water, the Southern areas are salty, with a third less salinity than sea water.  Defining boundaries of the lake has proved problematic over the years, with five countries sharing its shores.  The area is rich in natural energy resources -oil and gas.  To define it as a sea, means each country’s ownership of the seabed is based on its coastline.  However, call it a lake then the seabed is divided evenly between each of its littoral (bordering) countries.

~ Made from premium Australian Lambswool.

~ Scarf dimensions are 180cm x 20cm wide.

Otto & Spike proudly knit everything in our little factory in East Brunswick. Occasionally popular items sellout quickly and we have to knit them especially for you.