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New Siberian Islands (Russian: Новосиби́рские острова), an archipelago, located to the North of the East Siberian coast between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea north of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. Image File history File links RussiaNovosibirskie. ... An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. ... Compass rose with north highlighted and at top North is one of the four cardinal directions, specifically the direction that, in Western culture, is treated as the primary direction: north is used (explicitly or implicitly) to define all other directions; the (visual) top edges of maps usually correspond to the... Siberian federal subjects of Russia Siberia (Russian: Сиби́рь, common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting all of northern Asia. ... The Laptev Sea (Russian: мо́ре Ла́птевых) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. ... East Siberian Sea (Russian: ) is a marginal sea in the Arctic Ocean. ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Russian: Респу́блика Саха́ (Яку́тия); Yakut: Саха Республиката) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ...


The New Siberian Islands proper, or Anzhu Islands, covering a land area of about 29,000 km², consist of Anzhu Islands (Острова Анжу in Russian) are the biggest islands in a group of the New Siberian Islands. ...

To the south and nearer to the Siberian mainland lie the Lyakhovskiye Islands (6,100 km²). Kotelny Island (Russian: Остров Котельный) and Faddeyevsky Island (О. Фаддеевский) formed as separate islands in the New Siberian Islands group of the eastern Russian Arctic. ... Kotelny Island (Russian: Остров Котельный) and Faddeyevsky Island (О. Фаддеевский) formed as separate islands in the New Siberian Islands group of the eastern Russian Arctic. ... Kotelny Island (Russian: Остров Котельный) and Faddeyevsky Island (О. Фаддеевский) formed as separate islands in the New Siberian Islands group of the eastern Russian Arctic. ... New Siberia (Russian: Но́вая Сиби́рь; English transliteration: Novaya Sibir) is one of the New Siberian Islands lying between the Laptev Sea and East Siberian Sea. ... Belkovsky Island (Бельковский остров in Russian) is an island in the New Siberian Islands archipelago in the Laptev Sea. ... Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir’, Sibir; from the Tatar for “sleeping land”) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... The Lyakhovsky Islands (Russian: Ляховские острова Lyakhovskiye ostrova) are the southernmost group of the New Siberian Islands in the arctic seas of eastern Russia. ...

The small De Long Islands (228 km²) lie to the north-east of Novaya Sibir. The Lyakhovsky Islands (Russian: Ляховские острова Lyakhovskiye ostrova) are the southernmost group of the New Siberian Islands in the arctic seas of eastern Russia. ... The Lyakhovsky Islands (Russian: Ляховские острова Lyakhovskiye ostrova) are the southernmost group of the New Siberian Islands in the arctic seas of eastern Russia. ... Stolbovoy Island (Столбовой остров in Russian) is an island in the southwest part of the New Siberian Islands archipelago in the eastern part of the Laptev Sea. ... Semyonovsky Island (о. Семёновский in Russian) is an island in the southwest part of the New Siberian Islands archipelago in the eastern part of the Laptev Sea. ... The De Long Islands are an uninhabited archipelago often included as part of the New Siberian Islands, lying north east of Novaya Sibir. ...

Most of the archipelago is low-lying and consists of loose sediments. Its western part consists of limestone and slate. The highest altitude is 374 m (Mt. Malakatyn-Tas on Kotelny island). The climate is arctic and severe. Snow cover is present for 9 months of the year. Jeannette Island (Остров Жаннетты in Russian) is one of the islands of the De Long Islands archipelago in the East Siberian Sea, discovered in 1881 by the Jeannette expedition, commanded by Lieutenant Commander George W. DeLong, USN. Area: approx. ... Henrietta Island (Остров Генриетты in Russian) is one of the islands of the De Long Islands archipelago in the East Siberian Sea, discovered in 1881 by the Jeannette expedition, commanded by Lieutenant Commander George W. DeLong, USN. Area: 12 sq km. ... Bennett Island (Остров Беннетта in Russian) is one of the islands in a group of the De Long Islands in the northern part of the East Siberian Sea. ... Vilkitskogo Island ( in Russian) is one of the southern islands in a group of the De Long Islands in the northern part of the East Siberian Sea. ... Zhokhova Island (Остров Жохова in Russian) is one of the islands in a group of the De Long Islands in the East Siberian Sea. ... Sediment is any particulate matter that can be transported by fluid flow and which eventually is deposited as a layer of solid particles on the bed or bottom of a body of water or other liquid. ... Limey shale overlaid by limestone. ... Slate Slate is a fine-grained, homogeneous, metamorphic rock which was derived from an original sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low grade regional metamorphism. ... hi mom ... The red line indicates the 10°C isotherm in July, commonly used to define the Arctic region border The Arctic is the area around the Earths North Pole. ...

  • Temperature in July: At the coasts icy arctic water lets the temperatures stay relatively low. Average maximum temperatures from +8°C to +11°C and average minimum temperatures from -3°C to +1°C.

In the interior of the islands the average maximum temperatures in July are +16°C to +19°C and average minimum temperatures +3°C to +6°C. Temperature is the physical property of a system which underlies the common notions of hot and cold; the material with the higher temperature is said to be hotter. ... Look up January in Wiktionary, the free dictionary January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ...


Precipitation: up to 132 mm a year


Permafrost and underground ice are very common. The surface of the islands is covered with arctic tundra vegetation and numerous lakes. This article is about frozen ground. ... In physical geography, tundra is an area where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. ... Vegetation is a general term for the plant life of a region; it refers to the ground cover provided by plants, and is, by far, the most abundant biotic element of the biosphere. ...


The first news about the existence of the New Siberian Islands was brought by a Cossack Yakov Permyakov in the beginning of the 18th century. In 1712, a Cossack unit led by M. Vagin reached the Bolshoy Lyakhovsky Island. In the beginning of the 19th century, the islands were further explored by Yakov Sannikov, Matvei Gedenschtrom and others. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with History of the Cossacks. ... Yakov Permyakov (Пермяков, Яков in Russian) (unknown - died in 1712), Russian seafarer, merchant, Cossack. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... Russian: Ляховские острова Lyakhovskiye ostrova) are the southernmost group of the New Siberian Islands in the arctic seas of eastern Russia. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yakov Sannikov (Санников, Яков in Russian) (unknown - unknown), Russian merchant and explorer of the New Siberian Islands. ... Matvei Matveyevich Gedenschtrom (Геденштром, Матвей Матвеевич in Russian) (circa 1780 — 9. ...


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New Siberian Islands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (306 words)
New Siberian Islands (Russian: Новосиби́рские острова), an archipelago, located to the North of the East Siberian coast between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea north of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic.
To the south and nearer to the Siberian mainland lie the Lyakhovskiye Islands (6,100 km²).
The first news about the existence of the New Siberian Islands was brought by a Cossack Yakov Permyakov in the beginning of the 18th century.
Encyclopedia: New Siberian Islands (1410 words)
Siberian federal subjects of Russia Siberia (Russian: Сиби́рь, common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting all of northern Asia.
Belkovsky Island (Бельковский остров in Russian) is an island in the New Siberian Islands archipelago in the Laptev Sea.
The Lyakhovsky Islands (Russian: Ляховские острова Lyakhovskiye ostrova) are the southernmost group of the New Siberian Islands in the arctic seas of eastern Russia.
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