Kotelny Island


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Kotelny Island

(kōtĕl`nē), largest island of the Anjou group of the New Siberian IslandsNew Siberian Islands,
Rus. Novosibirskiye Ostrova, archipelago, c.10,900 sq mi (28,200 sq km), N Siberian Russia, in the Arctic Ocean between the Laptev and East Siberian seas, part of the Sakha Republic. The archipelago is separated into two groups by the Sannikov Strait.
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, c.100 mi (160 km) long and c.60 mi (100 km) wide, off N Siberian Russia. The island was sighted in 1773 by Ivan Lyakhov, a Russian merchant. Polar foxes and reindeer inhabit the island.
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They are: Alykel, Besovets, Khatanga, Kogalym, Kotelny Island, Mirny, Severomorsk (Murmansk), Olenya (Olenegorsk), Raduzhny, Salekhard, Surgut, Syktyvkar, Tiksi, Dresba airbase at Pevek, Petrozavodsk, Ugolny and Yakutsk.
MOSCOW, Muharram 9, 1437, Oct 22, 2015, SPA -- Russia is building or plans to build a series of new Arctic military bases, including on Wrangel Island, Kotelny Island and at Cape Schmidt, Reuters quoted Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying on Thursday .
Part of the Russian planinclude, upgrading the Temp Aerodrome at the Kotelny Island to receive Ilyushin Il-76 military transport planes.
Site 8: Ship position was in loose pack ice 15 km from the southwestern shore of Kotelny Island (New Siberian Islands).
The most probable candidate species, according to observations of migratory flocks at the field camps on Kotelny Island, were grey phalarope, turnstone, sanderling, curlew sandpiper, and grey plover.
During the Swedish-Russian "Tundra Ecology-94" expedition with the research vessel R/V Akademik Fedorov (Gronlund and Melander, 1995), we visited the southwest coast of Kotelny Island (75[degrees]01'N, 137[degrees]45'E) between 31 July and 2 August 1994.
Body mass and morphometrics of four juvenile (first-year) Ro ss's gulls trapped at Kotelny Island, New Siberian Islands, Russia (75[deg rees]01'N, 137[degrees]'E) on 2 August 1994.