Wrangel


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Wran•gel

(ˈræŋ gəl, ˈvræŋ-)

n.
an island belonging to the Russian Federation in the Arctic Ocean, off the coast of the NE Russian Federation in Asia. ab. 2000 sq. mi. (5180 sq. km).
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Kochnev remembers the damage caused by Soviet missile defence personnel previously stationed on the east Arctic's Wrangel Island.In 1991, soldiers drove an axe into the head of a polar bear after it had got used to feeding on discarded scraps and become aggressive.
Kochnev remembers the damage caused by Soviet missile defense personnel previously stationed on the east Arctic's Wrangel Island.
He fought with the White Russian commanders Anton Ivanovich Denikin and Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel against the Bolsheviks and during his time in Russia became the youngest first-class warrant officer in the British Army.
The journey will include the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wrangel Island, home to polar bears, walruses, and migratory birds.
Scientists were stunned to find fossils that were only 5,000 years old on Russia's Wrangel Island.
Most mammoths disappeared with the ice age around 10,000 years ago, but a small population of about 1,000 mammoth lived on the remote Wrangel Island in the Arctic until about 4,000 years ago.
Through this logic, the idea of perfection, of a utopie universalism, is explicitly articulated as the antagonist to Obama's political philosophy of hope (Kloppenberg, 2011; Wrangel, 2014).
Logistics and transportation were provided to AI staff by Wrangel Island State Reserve in 2002-07, and transportation for personnel and cargo was provided by Chukotka Mining and Geological Company (a subsidiary of Kinross Gold) in 2010-15.