Terney, Russia


Terney is an urban-type settlement in the north-east of Primorsky Krai, the administrative center of Terneisky district.



Mount Camel
Mount Abrek. The small mountainous country of Abrek is interesting for its high cliffs, ridges, crevices and waterfalls that fall into the sea. Looking at the multi-colored rocks, riddled with cracks, you realize how complex the geological history of Sikhote-Alin was.
Mount Lysaya
Cape Scary
Bay Authorized
Russkaya Bay
Terney Bay (Gerbil)


How to get there

The gateway to the Sikhote-Alin Nature Reserve is the village of Terney on the Pacific coast - one of the northernmost coastal villages of the Primorsky Territory. A good road leads from Vladivostok to Terney through Dalnegorsk. Buses run twice a day, the journey takes 14 hours. A taxi is faster and much more expensive, the distance along the road is 690 km, and this is a mountain road with numerous passes. If you are coming from the north, from Khabarovsk, come to Dalnegorsk or Arsenyev and there change to a bus to Terney.

There are airports in the villages of Plastun and Terney. Regular passenger flights to Terney from Kavalerovo and Amgu, as well as Plastun-Kavalerovo are operated by Aurora Airlines (a subsidiary of Aeroflot in the Far East). There is no sea communication at all.


Geographical position

The village of Terney stands on the right bank of the Serebryanka River, three kilometers from its confluence with the Serebryanka Bay of the Sea of ​​Japan.

The road to the village. Terney goes north from the village. Plastun, the distance to Plastun is about 58 km.

Distance by road to Vladivostok is 665 km, to Khabarovsk 640 km.

To the north of the village. Terney goes the road to the village of Malaya Kema, the distance to Malaya Kema is 112 km.

From the Terney - Malaya Kema road to the northwest, there is a road to the villages of Tayozhnoye and Molodezhnoye of the Krasnoarmeisky district, the distance to Taezhnoye is about 120 km, to Molodezhnoye about 160 km, there is no other road to these remote settlements.



The Bay of Terney was opened to Europeans by La Perouse on June 23, 1787, and was named by him in honor of the French navigator Admiral Charles d'Arsac de Ternay (fr. Baie de Ternay).

The village of Gringmutovka was founded in September 1908, named by settlers in honor of the leader of the Black Hundred movement, Vladimir Gringmut, who died in 1907.
“The Society of New Settlers on the Shore of the Great Ocean has decided to name its village Gringmouth. It not only does not have its own Orthodox church, but is also far from churches ... Archpriest John Vostorgov appealed to Muscovites to collect donations for the construction of a church, which the Greenmouth people decided to name in memory of St. Prince. Vladimir ".
- Newspaper "Distant suburb", 1909
In 1922, the village was renamed Terney-Morozovskoe, and in 1938 it received the status of an urban-type settlement and the name - Terney or Ternei.



The village of Terney is equated to the regions of the Far North, which is due to economic reasons.

The climate is moderate monsoon.

The climate of Terney is somewhat harsher and sunnier than the climate of similar geospatial conditions at the same 45 ° latitude as the eastern Canadian city of St. John.

Winter temperature (November-March) is approximately −7 ° С, summer (July-September) +16.4 ° C. The coldest month is January (-11.7 ° C), the warmest is August (+18.6 ° C). Summer is rainy, sometimes super-rainy - this is how July 2013 was remembered by the residents of the village for record rains - 631 mm of precipitation fell, which is 5.4 monthly norms or 76% of the annual. For comparison, the average annual precipitation in St. Petersburg is about 662 mm.