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island, Russia: see Wrangel IslandWrangel Island
or Wrangell Island
, Rus. Ostrov Vrangelya, island, 1,740 sq mi (4,507 sq km), in the Arctic Ocean, between the East Siberian Sea and the Chukchi Sea, off NE Russia. It is separated from the mainland by Long Strait.
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O roli khishchnikov v dinamike chislennosti lemmingov (na primere ostrova Vrangelya.) [On the role of predators in the dynamics of lemming numbers (on the example of the Wrangel Island.)] Pages 32-50 in Ekologiya mlekopitayushchikh severo-vostochnoi Sibiri.
Ekologija mlekopitajushchih i ptic ostrova Vrangelya. Vladivostok 1981:3- 37.
Key words: August Petermann, history, exploration, Arctic Ocean, open polar sea, Gulf Stream, extension of Greenland, Ostrov Vrangelya (Wrangel Island)
Mots cles: August Petermann, histoire, exploration, ocean Arctique, mer polaire ouverte, Gulf Stream, extension du Groenland, Ostrov Vrangelya (ile Wrangell)