Cape Chukotsky is located in the south-east of the Chukotka Peninsula, at the east entrance to the Providence Bay and the northern boundary of Gulf of Anadyr; it borders the Bering Sea and Bering Strait. This rocky cape hosts a bird colony with a population of one thousand Northern Fulmars, Pelagic Cormorants, Black-legged Kittiwakes, Urias, Pigeon Guillemots and Horned Puffins.
The cape was discovered by the First Kamchatka Expedition on 8 August 1728. On that day, a boat of eight chukchi men approached an expedition ship, which hinted Aleksei Chirikov to choose the name for the cape.
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