Cape Cheliuskin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Cheliuskin, Cape


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.

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