Belichiy Island

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Belichiy
Остров Беличий
Island
Map of the Shantar Islands. Belichiy is the smaller, elongated island to the south of Bolshoy Shantar.
Map of the Shantar Islands. Belichiy is the smaller, elongated island to the south of Bolshoy Shantar.
Belichiy is located in Khabarovsk Krai
Belichiy
Belichiy
Coordinates: 54°25′40″N 137°50′20″E / 54.42778°N 137.83889°E / 54.42778; 137.83889
Country Russian Federation
Federal subject Far Eastern Federal District
Krai Khabarovsk Krai
Area
 • Total 70 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)

Belichiy Island (Russian: Ostrov Belichiy, 'Squirrel Island') is a narrow island in the northwestern Sea of Okhotsk, one of the Shantar Islands.

Geography[edit]

The island is 20.3 km in length, with a maximum width of about 5 km. It is covered in larch forests.

Belichiy Island is separated from Bolshoy Shantar Island to the north by Proliv Severo-Vostochnyy, from Malyy Shantar Island to the west by Proliv Opasnyy, and from the mainland to the south by Proliv Lindgol’ma. To its east lies Akademii Bay.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ostrov Belichiy". mapcarta.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ostrov Belichiy". chinci.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Ostrov Belichiy". myfishmaps.com. Retrieved 12 February 2014.