Kotelny Island


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Kotelny Island

(kōtĕl`nē), largest island of the Anjou group of the New Siberian IslandsNew Siberian Islands,
Rus. Novosibirskiye Ostrova, archipelago, c.10,900 sq mi (28,200 sq km), N Siberian Russia, in the Arctic Ocean between the Laptev and East Siberian seas, part of the Sakha Republic. The archipelago is separated into two groups by the Sannikov Strait.
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, c.100 mi (160 km) long and c.60 mi (100 km) wide, off N Siberian Russia. The island was sighted in 1773 by Ivan Lyakhov, a Russian merchant. Polar foxes and reindeer inhabit the island.
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They are: Alykel, Besovets, Khatanga, Kogalym, Kotelny Island, Mirny, Severomorsk (Murmansk), Olenya (Olenegorsk), Raduzhny, Salekhard, Surgut, Syktyvkar, Tiksi, Dresba airbase at Pevek, Petrozavodsk, Ugolny and Yakutsk.
MOSCOW, Muharram 9, 1437, Oct 22, 2015, SPA -- Russia is building or plans to build a series of new Arctic military bases, including on Wrangel Island, Kotelny Island and at Cape Schmidt, Reuters quoted Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying on Thursday .
Part of the Russian planinclude, upgrading the Temp Aerodrome at the Kotelny Island to receive Ilyushin Il-76 military transport planes.
During the Swedish-Russian "Tundra Ecology-94" expedition with the research vessel R/V Akademik Fedorov (Gronlund and Melander, 1995), we visited the southwest coast of Kotelny Island (75[degrees]01'N, 137[degrees]45'E) between 31 July and 2 August 1994.