Dezhnev Cape

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Dezh·nev

 (dĕzh′nəf, dĕzh′nē-ôf′, dĭzh-nyôf′), Cape
A cape of extreme northeast Russia on the Bering Strait opposite Alaska. It is the easternmost point of Asia.
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During this passage, Fedor Ushakov safely covered 2,194 nautical miles (4,063 km) from Cape Zhelaniya (the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago) to Cape Dezhnev at Chukotka, the easternmost point of Russias mainland.
There, at the narrowest point of the Bering Strait, you can look across the waters--as Hugonnier did, often through the viewfinder of a camera--and see Cape Dezhnev, the easternmost point of Asia, some forty miles and a whole hemisphere away.
The objectives of the Chukotka Peninsula study were 1) to count bowhead whales migrating out of the Gulf of Anadyr and past Sireniki village during the spring and 2) to count whales migrating from the Bering Sea through the western Bering Strait into the Chukchi Sea from an observation post in the Cape Dezhnev area.