Wrangel Island

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Wran·gel Island

 (răng′gəl, vrăn′gyĭl)
An island of northeast Russia in the Arctic Ocean northwest of the Bering Strait. It is named in honor of Ferdinand Petrovich von Wrangel (1796-1870), a Russian explorer who made an unsuccessful attempt to locate the island (1820-1824).

Wrangel Island

(ˈræŋɡəl)
n
(Placename) an island in the Arctic Ocean, off the coast of the extreme NE of Russia: administratively part of Russia; mountainous and mostly tundra. Area: about 7300 sq km (2800 sq miles)
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Separate sets of base points are also located on single islands: Kolguev (two points); three of the islands of the Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa archipelago, namely Zemlya Alexandry (four points), Zemlya Georga (fourteen points), Zemlya Gallya (four points); one of the islands of the archipelago of Novaya Sibir (6 points); Vrangelya (ten points).
O roll khishchnikov v dinamike chislennosti lemmingov (na primere ostrova Vrangelya.
Hence he did not experience the subsequent sinking of that ship or the dramas and hardships of the survivors who made it to Ostrov Vrangelya.