|Location||Russian Far East; between the East Siberian Sea and the Chukchi Sea|
|Part of||Arctic Ocean|
|Max. length||128 km (80 mi)|
|Max. width||141 km (88 mi)|
|Max. depth||50 m (160 ft)|
|Frozen||Most of the year|
This strait separates Wrangel Island from the Siberian mainland. It is very broad, its minimum width being 141 km, between Cape Blossom at the southwestern tip of Wrangel Island and Cape Yakan, 65 km east of Cape Billings, close to Gytkhelen, Chukotka.
In August 1983, it was the site of a disaster when 50 ships were trapped in ice, with the loss of one and damage to as many as 30 others.
- Currents in Long Strait, Arctic Ocean
- William J. Mills: Exploring Polar Frontiers: A Historical Encyclopedia, vol. 1 Google Books
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