Reyneke Island (Sea of Okhotsk)

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Reyneke Island

Остров Рейнеке
Reyneke Island is located in Khabarovsk Krai
Reyneke Island
Reyneke Island
Coordinates: 54°19′N 139°47′E / 54.317°N 139.783°E / 54.317; 139.783
CountryRussia
Federal SubjectKhabarovsk Krai
Elevation257 m (843 ft)
Population
 • Total0

Reyneke Island (Russian: Остров Рейнеке; Ostrov Reyneke) is an island in the Sea of Okhotsk, administratively part of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia.[2] The uninhabited island lies 45 kilometres (28 miles) to the south-east of Menshikov Island, and has an area of approximately 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) in length and a maximum width of 1.6 kilometres (0.99 miles). It is a mountainous island located close to a headland of the continental shore, separated from mainland Khabarovsk Krai by a 45 kilometres (28 miles) wide sound.[3]

Reyneke Island was named after Mikhail Reyneke, Vice Admiral of the Imperial Russian Navy and an early hydrographer of the Russian Hydrographic Service in the region.[4]

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