Cape Shmidt

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shmidt, Cape


a cape in northeast Asia, on the coast of the Chukchi Sea, at 68°56’N lat and 179°30’W long. In 1932 a polar station was established on the cape, which was named for O. Iu. Shmidt.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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