Laptev Sea
or formerly Nordenskjöld Sea geographical name arm of Arctic Ocean Russia between Taymyr Peninsula & New Siberian Islands

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  • Laptev Sea — Basin countries Russia Surface area 700,000 km2 (270,000 sq mi) Average depth …   Wikipedia

  • Laptev Sea — [läp′tef΄, läp′tev΄] arm of the Arctic Ocean, between the New Siberian Islands & the Taimyr Peninsula …   English World dictionary

  • Laptev Sea — /lap tef, tev/; Russ. /lah ptyif/ an arm of the Arctic Ocean N of the Russian Federation in Asia, between Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands. Also called Nordenskjöld Sea. * * * ▪ sea, Arctic Ocean Russian  More Laptevykh,  … …   Universalium

  • Laptev Sea — noun A marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is located between the eastern coast of Siberia, Taimyr Peninsula, the Severnaya Zemlya and the New Siberian Islands. The Kara Sea lies to the west, the East Siberian Sea to the east …   Wiktionary

  • Laptev Sea — Lap′tev Sea′ [[t]ˈlæp tɛf, tɛv[/t]] n. geg an arm of the Arctic Ocean N of the Russian Federation in Asia, between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands Formerly, Nordenskjöld Sea …   From formal English to slang

  • Laptev Sea — /ˌlaptɛf ˈsi/ (say .lahptef see) noun an arm of the Arctic Ocean north of Russia in Asia, between Taimyr peninsula and the New Siberian Islands. Formerly, Nordenskjöld Sea …   Australian English dictionary

  • Laptev Sea — noun part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia (between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands) that is icebound most of the year • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Arctic Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Laptev Sea Rift — The Laptev Sea Rift is a divergent tectonic plate boundary between the North American Plate and the Eurasian Plate located on the Arctic Ocean coast of northeastern Siberia in Russia. The Laptev Sea Rift is the continuation of the Gakkel Ridge… …   Wikipedia

  • Peschanyy Island (Laptev Sea) — Peschanyy Island ( ru. Остров Песчаный) (also known as Ostrov Mel ) is an unusually shaped island in the Laptev Sea. It consists of a 12 km long elliptical landspit which is broken in its eastern and southeastern side forming three smaller… …   Wikipedia

  • Nordvik (Laptev Sea) — Nordvik (Russian: Нордвик) was a harbor in the Khatanga Gulf (Laptev Sea) at the mouth of the Khatanga River. It was located on the Uryung Tumus Peninsula, west of a bay called Nordvik Bay (Бухта нордвик; Bukhta Nordvik ). Formerly there was a… …   Wikipedia

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