Rovny Island

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Rovnyy
Ровный
Island
Rovnyy is located in Kamchatka Krai
Rovnyy
Rovnyy
Coordinates: 60°51′30″N 163°17′20″E / 60.85833°N 163.28889°E / 60.85833; 163.28889[1]
Country Russian Federation
Federal subject Far Eastern Federal District
Krai Kamchatka Krai
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)

Rovnyy Island or Arka Island[2] is an island in the Shelikhov Bay, Sea of Okhotsk.[3]

Geography[edit]

Rovnyy Island is 2.2 km long and 1.4 km wide. It is located off the eastern coast of the Penzhina Bay, separated from the continental shore by a 6.8 km wide sound.[4] Administratively it belongs to the Kamchatka Krai.

References[edit]

  1. ^ GoogleEarth
  2. ^ Ostrov Arka / Kamtchatski Kray
  3. ^ Zoosystematica Rossica. Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. p. 105. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Ostrov Rovnyy