The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
one of the islands of the De-Long Archipelago in the East Siberian Sea. Area, 12 sq km. It is composed chiefly of sandstone. Maximum altitude, 315 m. The island is covered with glaciers.
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