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|Native name: Белый остров|
Bely Island, Kara Sea
Bely Island (Russia)
|Area||1,810 km2 (700 sq mi)|
|Okrug||Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug|
Bely Island (also spelled as Belyy and Beliy, Russian: Белый остров) is a relatively large island in the Kara Sea off the tip of the Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, Russia. Close to the island's northwest tip, there is a Russian Experiment Station (Polyarnaya Stantsiya).
Bely Island covers an area of 1,810 square kilometres (700 sq mi). It is covered by tundra, but some dwarf shrubs also grow on this island. It is separated from the mainland by the Malygina Strait, an 8 to 10 km wide sound which is frozen most of the year.
Within Bely Island's wide eastern bay there is a 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) long island called Bezymyannyy. Ostrov Tabango and Ostrov Tyubtsyango are located 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the south of Bely Island's SE corner.
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- Vegetation on Bely Island: [dead link]
- Satellite Views of Russian Experiment station Polyarnaya Stantsiya Belyy: [dead link]
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