The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the northernmost point of the Taimyr Peninsula and continental Asia (77°43’ N lat. and 104°18’ E long.). It was first reached by S. I. Cheliuskin in May 1742.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.