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 (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.


(Russian dɪʒˈnjɔf)
(Placename) Cape Dezhnev a cape in NE Russia at the E end of Chukchi Peninsula: the northeasternmost point of Asia. Former name: East Cape


(ˈdɛʒ nɛf, -niˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

Cape, a cape in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Bering Strait: the northeasternmost point of Asia.
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Kremer's next posting was in the Far East--the station at Uelen on the Chukchi Sea very close to Mys Dezhnev [Cape Dezhnev] on the west side of the Bering Strait.
and the parallel of Cape Dezhnev in the Bering Strait, from the west by
maritime delimitation line with the US and the parallel of Cape Dezhnev
Ingram's old adversary, Edward Dezhnev, is the brigade commander responsible for laying siege to a Japanese holdout garrison in Toro, a natural jumping-off place for an attack on Hokkaido.
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.
He also reported a group of Steller sea lions hauled out on the pebble spit in Dezhnev Bay between Navarin Cape and Olyutorsky (sighted by the pilot, Landin, from an aircraft in 1930).
In fact, on 4 August Vaygach was at Cape Dezhnev, in the narrows of Bering Strait, while her sister ship Taymyr was visiting Nome specifically to get further details of the situation at Wrangel Island.
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.