Chukchi Sea

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Chukchi Sea

n
(Placename) part of the Arctic Ocean, north of the Bering Strait between Asia and North America. Russian name: Chukotskoye More Also called: Chukot Sea

Chuk′chi Sea′


n.
a part of the Arctic Ocean, N of the Bering Strait.
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Noun1.Chukchi Sea - part of the Arctic Ocean just to the north of the Bering Strait
Arctic Ocean - ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs
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Last September, Shell's decision to cease operations in the Chuckchi Sea effectively removed oil threats to the World Heritage listed Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve (Russian Federation), home to the worlds largest population of Pacific walrus.
Since 1975, when Hendricks accepted a friend's offer to set up a fish camp on an Alaska Native allotment near Sadie Creek, about five miles south of Kotzebue on the shores of the Chuckchi Sea, Hendricks has run the camp for independent travelers as well as educational groups.
Re: Shell's Proposed Exploratory Drilling Activity in the Chuckchi Sea and Beaufort Sea.