|Аракамчечен / Kigini|
Arakamchechen and Yttygran Islands
Location in Russia
|Area||276.8 km2 (106.9 sq mi)|
|Length||32 km (19.9 mi)|
|Width||21 km (13 mi)|
|Highest elevation||613 m (2,011 ft)|
Arakamchechen lies north of Cape Chaplino, close to the coast of Chukotka. It is separated from the continental shore by an 8 km wide sound. This island is inhabited; the main settlement is Yanrakynnot village.
Arakamchechen Island is 32 km long and has a maximum width of 21 km. It has a mountainous interior. South of it lies Yttygran Island and west of it Penkigney Bay. There is a 5 km wide sound between the two islands.
Administratively Arakamchechen Island belongs to the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug of the Russian Federation.
- "Penkigney". Mapcarta. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
- Ecotours in Russia | Sustainable tourism in Russia | fishing | expeditions Archived March 2, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- BBC - Science & Nature - Articles - Explorer's Guide to the Arctic
- Pictures of walrus hunters in Arakamchechen Island
- Amateur Radio IOTA Expedition Arakamchechen Island R71RRC
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