Tyuleniy Island (Sea of Okhotsk)
Location of Tyuleniy Island in the Sea of Okhotsk.
|Federal subject||Sakhalin Oblast|
|Elevation||18 m (59 ft)|
Tyuleniy Island is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) to the south of Cape Patience (Mys Terpeniya), off the coast of the southern end of the Terpeniya Peninsula of eastern Sakhalin island. It is 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi) long and 19 metres (62 ft) wide.
There are many seals on Tyuleniy's shores and in its surrounding waters, hence its name which means "seal" in the Russian language. It was formerly called "Robben Island" from the German name for seal. 
Seabirds of different species are also abundant on Tyuleniy.
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