Chukchi Peninsula

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Chukchi Peninsula

A peninsula of extreme northeast Russia across the Bering Strait from northwest Alaska. It borders on the Chukchi Sea, a section of the Arctic Ocean.

Chukchi Peninsula

n
(Placename) a peninsula in the extreme NE of Russia, in NE Siberia: mainly tundra. Also called: Chukot Peninsula

Chuk′chi Penin′sula


n.
a peninsula in the NE Russian Federation across the Bering Strait from Alaska.
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Noun1.Chukchi Peninsula - peninsula of northeastern Siberia across the Bering Strait from northwestern Alaska
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A box of old photographs discovered under a porch during the 1970s inspired scholars to reconstruct the 1886 voyage of a steam ship in what would later become the US Coast Guard along the coasts of Alaska and the Chukotka Peninsula, then part of Siberia.
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