Chukotka Autonomous Area
Chukotka Autonomous Area:see under Chukchi PeninsulaChukchi Peninsula
, northeastern extremity of Asia, terminating in Cape Dezhnev, Russian Far East. Washed by the E Siberian and Chukchi seas in the northeast, the peninsula is the eastern extension of the Anadyr mountain range. It is also known as Chukotsk.
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