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Islands of Russian Federation

Aleksandry, Zemlya (Alexandra, Alexandre)    [1045]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.60º NLong: 47.20º E
Area: 1095.3 sq. km   Altitude: 382 m   Shoreline: 272.2 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Arakamchechen (Arakamcecen)    [1017]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Bering Strait
Lat: 64.70º N   Long : 172.25º W
Area: 267.8 sq. km   Altitude: 615 m
Shoreline: 75.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2812
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Artura (Arthur)    [992]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.60º NLong: 50.50º E
Area: 111.2 sq. km   Altitude: 275 m   Shoreline: 56.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Atlasova     [1002]
Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
Country: Russian Federation Kurilskye: Pacific
Lat: 50.88º NLong: 155.58º E
Area: 153.5 sq. km   Altitude: 2336 m   Shoreline: 48.1 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Ayon     [1941]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 69.75º N   Long : 168.55º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, village of Ayon
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 19%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 7400 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 4
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 5
Last updated: 04/08/90

Bel'kovskiy (Belkov)    [1038]
   Group: Anzhu   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 75.50º N   Long : 136.00º E
Area: 535.3 sq. km   Altitude: 127 m
Shoreline: 140.0 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2615
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 35 km   group: 120 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 325 km    Isolation Index: 35
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Belyy (Belyj)    [1053]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 73.25º N   Long : 70.80º E
Area: 1810.4 sq. km   Altitude: 24 m
Shoreline: 243.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1346
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Bennetta (Bennett)    [1008]
   Group: De Longa   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 76.70º N   Long : 149.00º E
Area: 188.8 sq. km   Altitude: 426 m
Shoreline: 69.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3697
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 130 km   group: 130 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 450 km    Isolation Index: 44
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Beringa     [1942]
Group: Komandorskiye Ostrova
Country: Russian Federation: Pacific
Lat: 55.00º NLong: 166.25º E Region: Bering Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Bol. Begichev (Begicev)    [1051]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Laptevykh More
Lat: 74.60º N   Long : 112.50º E
Area: 1763.7 sq. km   Altitude: 201 m
Shoreline: 194.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1103
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Bol. Lyakhovskiy (Liakhov)    [1062]
   Group: Lyakhovskiye   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 73.50º N   Long : 142.00º E
Area: 5156.6 sq. km   Altitude: 311 m
Shoreline: 351.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0681
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 50 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 50 km    Isolation Index: 19
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 29/01/89

Bol. Shantar (Bol Santar)    [1052]
   Group: Shantarskiye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Okhotskoye More
Lat: 54.90º N   Long : 137.75º E
Area: 1766.1 sq. km   Altitude: 701 m
Shoreline: 240.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1363
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 15
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Bolshevik (Bolchevik)    [1066]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 78.70º NLong: 103.00º E
Area: 11205.9 sq. km   Altitude: 935 m   Shoreline: 826.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Bolysoy (Bol'Soj)    [1014]
   Group: Arkticheskogo Instituta
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 75.35º N   Long : 82.00º E
Area: 259.5 sq. km   Altitude: 25 m
Shoreline: 150.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.5807
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 35 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 125 km    Isolation Index: 23
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Bryusa (Br'usa)    [1009]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.20º NLong: 49.90º E
Area: 190.8 sq. km   Altitude: 301 m   Shoreline: 66.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Champ (Camp)    [1028]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.75º NLong: 56.20º E
Area: 374.3 sq. km   Altitude: 507 m   Shoreline: 90.6 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Dzheksona (Jackson, Dzeksona)    [1037]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.25º NLong: 56.90º E
Area: 521.4 sq. km   Altitude: 481 m   Shoreline: 148.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Feklistova     [1027]
   Group: Shantarskiye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Okhotskoye More
Lat: 55.00º N   Long : 136.90º E
Area: 371.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 110.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2978
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 12 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 15
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Gallya (Hall, Galla)    [1044]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.30º NLong: 56.00º E
Area: 1049.4 sq. km   Altitude: 502 m   Shoreline: 174.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Georga, Zemlya (George Land)    [1057]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.50º NLong: 49.50º E
Area: 2820.8 sq. km   Altitude: 416 m   Shoreline: 635.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Greem Bell (Graham Bell)    [1049]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.90º NLong: 64.00º E
Area: 1556.6 sq. km   Altitude: 509 m   Shoreline: 444.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Grili     [994]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.00º NLong: 58.20º E
Area: 127.2 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 52.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Gukera (Hooker)    [1034]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.25º NLong: 53.00º E
Area: 459.8 sq. km   Altitude: 576 m   Shoreline: 117.5 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Isachenko (Isacenko)    [1007]
   Group: Sergeya Kirova
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 77.30º N   Long : 89.00º E
Area: 180.6 sq. km   Altitude: 57 m
Shoreline: 75.1 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4158
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 7 km   group: 150 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 150 km    Isolation Index: 27
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Iturup     [1058]
Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye: Pacific
Lat: 45.02º NLong: 147.84º E
Area: 3238.2 sq. km   Altitude: 1639 m   Shoreline: 567.2 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Karaginskiy     [1940]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Bering Sea
Lat: 58.90º N   Long : 164.15º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 957 m
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 45 km   group: 45 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 45 km    Isolation Index: 20
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, Ostrovnoy
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 19%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 7400 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 4
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 5
Last updated: 04/08/90

Karla-Aleksandra     [1022]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.40º NLong: 58.50º E
Area: 329.2 sq. km   Altitude: 365 m   Shoreline: 87.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Kheysa (Chejsa)    [997]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.55º NLong: 57.50º E
Area: 132.3 sq. km   Altitude: ? m Shoreline: 55.2 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Kolguyev (Kolgouiev)    [1061]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Barentsevo More
Lat: 69.00º N   Long : 49.50º E
Area: 4968.2 sq. km   Altitude: 176 m
Shoreline: 300.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0605
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 70 km   group: 70 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 70 km    Isolation Index: 25
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 29/01/89

Kolosovych     [1016]
   Group: Plavnikovye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 74.70º N   Long : 86.50º E
Area: 266.5 sq. km   Altitude: 100 m
Shoreline: 126.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4754
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 15 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 15 km    Isolation Index: 10
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Komsomolets (Komsomolec)    [1065]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.60º NLong: 95.00º E
Area: 8811.8 sq. km   Altitude: 781 m   Shoreline: 689.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Kotel'nyy (Kotelnyi)    [1060]
   Group: Anzhu   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 75.50º N   Long : 141.00º E
Area: 24000.0 sq. km   Altitude: 320 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Depth to nearest land: <100 m
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 60 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 200 km    Isolation Index: 27
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 29/01/89

Kruglyi     [995]
   Group: Plavnikovye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karsjoye More
Lat: 74.50º N   Long : 85.40º E
Area: 130.2 sq. km   Altitude: 97 m
Shoreline: 47.1 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3618
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Kunashir (Kunashiri)    [1050]
   Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
   Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye
Lat: 44.10º N   Long : 145.90º E
Area: 1612.2 sq. km   Altitude: 1820 m
Shoreline: 312.0 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1935
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 25 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 650 km    Isolation Index: 35
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: volcanic eruptions
   Threat Indicator: 1
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 4  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 652.6 sq. km    Marine: 0 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 3   Low
CI-Marine: 3   Low
Last updated: 25/10/90

La-Rons'yer (La Ronsier)    [1036]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.00º NLong: 61.00º E
Area: 478.3 sq. km   Altitude: 431 m   Shoreline: 85.2 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Luidzhi (Luidzi)    [1026]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.80º NLong: 54.80º E
Area: 370.6 sq. km   Altitude: 468 m   Shoreline: 101.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Mak-Klintoka (McClintock)    [1039]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.20º NLong: 54.80º E
Area: 611.5 sq. km   Altitude: 521 m   Shoreline: 120.4 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Mal. Lyakhovskiy (Lachovski)    [1042]
   Group: Lyakhovskiye   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 74.00º N   Long : 140.50º E
Area: 975.5 sq. km   Altitude: 43 m
Shoreline: 119.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1228
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 60 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 110 km    Isolation Index: 21
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Mal. Taymyr (Mal Tajmyr)    [1012]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 78.20º NLong: 105.50º E
Area: 232.0 sq. km   Altitude: 31 m   Shoreline: 96.0 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Mednyy     [1943]
Group: Komandorskiye Ostrova
Country: Russian Federation: Pacific
Lat: 54.70º NLong: 167.75º E Region: Bering Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Nansena (Nansen)    [1005]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.45º NLong: 54.00º E
Area: 164.1 sq. km   Altitude: 372 m   Shoreline: 68.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Neupokoyeva (Neupokojeva)    [998]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 73.20º N   Long : 76.25º E
Area: 133.1 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 52.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3929
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 45 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 45 km    Isolation Index: 18
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Nordbruk (Northbrook, Nortbruk)    [1019]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.00º NLong: 50.70º E
Area: 288.6 sq. km   Altitude: 344 m   Shoreline: 100.4 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Novaya Sibir (N Siberie)    [1063]
   Group: Anzhu   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 75.00º N   Long : 148.50º E
Area: 6201.1 sq. km   Altitude: 76 m
Shoreline: 495.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0799
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 190 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 260 km    Isolation Index: 35
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 29/01/89

Novaya Zemlya North     [1069]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 75.00º N   Long : 61.00º E
Area: 47078.7 sq. km   Altitude: 1312 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 2859.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0607
Depth to nearest land: 100 m
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 300 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 350 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, native inhabitants removed 1950s
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Major Human Activities: nuclear weapons testing
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
Last updated: 08/11/90

Novaya Zemlya South     [1068]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 72.00º N   Long : 54.00º E
Area: 33246.0 sq. km   Altitude: 1292 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 2910.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0875
Depth to nearest land: 100 m
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 50 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 150 km    Isolation Index: 21
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
Last updated: 29/01/89

Oktyabr'skoy Revolyutsii (October Revolution)    [1067]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 79.50º NLong: 97.00º E
Area: 14203.6 sq. km   Altitude: 965 m   Shoreline: 917.5 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE: continental

Oleniy (Olenij)    [993]
   Group: Plavnikovye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 74.70º N   Long : 85.30º E
Area: 126.5 sq. km   Altitude: 50 m
Shoreline: 178.6 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 1.4119
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 6
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Oleniy (Olenij)    [1046]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 72.50º N   Long : 77.70º E
Area: 1197.4 sq. km   Altitude: 16 m
Shoreline: 146.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1222
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Onekotan     [1032]
Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye: Pacific
Lat: 49.47º NLong: 154.74º E
Area: 431.5 sq. km   Altitude: 1330 m   Shoreline: 111.3 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Paramushir     [1054]
   Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
   Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye
Lat: 50.40º N   Long : 155.89º E
Area: 2043.5 sq. km   Altitude: 1813 m
Shoreline: 269.3 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.1318
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 14
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: volcanic eruptions, earthquakes
   Threat Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Payera (Pajera)    [1004]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.15º NLong: 57.50º E
Area: 160.0 sq. km   Altitude: 284 m   Shoreline: 59.0 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Pestsovyy (Pescovyi)    [999]
   Group: Plavnikovye
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 74.50º N   Long : 86.00º E
Area: 134.6 sq. km   Altitude: 50 m
Shoreline: 69.5 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.5163
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 4 km   group: 4 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 6
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Pioner     [1048]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 79.80º NLong: 92.30º E
Area: 1526.8 sq. km   Altitude: 382 m   Shoreline: 221.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Ratmanova, Ostrov (Big Diomede)    [1701]
   Group: Archipelago: Diomede Islands
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Bering Sea
Lat: 65.80º N   Long : 169. 3º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 6 km   group: 30 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 30 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 11/02/89

Raynera (Rajnera)    [1001]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.35º NLong: 58.60º E
Area: 139.8 sq. km   Altitude: 284 m   Shoreline: 48.3 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Rudol'fa (Rudolph)    [1020]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.80º NLong: 58.50º E
Area: 295.5 sq. km   Altitude: 461 m   Shoreline: 74.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Russkiy (Russkij)    [1021]
   Group: Archipelago: Nordenshel'da
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 77.00º N   Long : 96.00º E
Area: 305.7 sq. km   Altitude: 39 m
Shoreline: 124.9 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4086
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 70 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 90 km    Isolation Index: 23
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Sakhalin     [1070]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation - Sakhalin   Region: Okhotskoye More
Lat: 50.00º N   Long : 142.50º E
Area: 72492.9 sq. km   Altitude: 1609 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 3166.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0437
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 15 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 15 km    Isolation Index: 12
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Accessibility: airport
Last updated: 29/01/89

Sal'm     [1023]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.00º NLong: 59.20º E
Area: 343.7 sq. km   Altitude: 343 m   Shoreline: 76.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Severnyi     [1006]
   Group: Petra
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 76.50º N   Long : 112.20º E
Area: 175.2 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 100.6 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.5742
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Shmidta (Schmidt)    [1035]
Group: Archipelago: Severnaya Zemlya
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.20º NLong: 90.70º E
Area: 466.6 sq. km   Altitude: 325 m   Shoreline: 82.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Shokal'skogo (Sokal'skogo)    [1031]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 73.00º N   Long : 74.50º E
Area: 426.4 sq. km   Altitude: 27 m
Shoreline: 98.6 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2312
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Shumshu     [1030]
   Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
   Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye
Lat: 50.75º N   Long : 156.36º E
Area: 401.4 sq. km   Altitude: 190 m
Shoreline: 82.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2048
Depth to nearest land: > 51 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Sibiryakova (Sibir'akova)    [1040]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 72.80º N   Long : 79.00º E
Area: 846.7 sq. km   Altitude: 33 m
Shoreline: 129.7 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1532
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 30 km   group: 35 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 35 km    Isolation Index: 17
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Simushir     [1025]
Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye: Pacific
Lat: 46.95º NLong: 152.02º E
Area: 361.7 sq. km   Altitude: 1528 m   Shoreline: 158.2 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Solsberi (Salisbury)    [1041]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.80º NLong: 56.00º E
Area: 959.6 sq. km   Altitude: 482 m   Shoreline: 184.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Stolbovoy (Stolbovoj)    [1024]
   Group: Lyakhovskiye   Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 74.00º N   Long : 136.00º E
Area: 350.4 sq. km   Altitude: 222 m
Shoreline: 104.8 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.2991
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 100 km   group: 100 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 180 km    Isolation Index: 33
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Taymyr (Tajmyr)    [1029]
   Group: Archipelago: Nordenshel'da
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 76.25º N   Long : 96.00º E
Area: 400.7 sq. km   Altitude: 235 m
Shoreline: 184.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4599
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Troynoy (Trojnoj)    [991]
   Group: Izvestiy
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 75.90º N   Long : 82.60º E
Area: 101.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 66.9 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.6578
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 4 km   group: 40 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 140 km    Isolation Index: 20
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Tsiglera (Ciglera)    [1033]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.90º NLong: 57.50º E
Area: 448.0 sq. km   Altitude: 554 m   Shoreline: 119.9 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Urup     [1047]
Group: Archipelago: Kuril'skiye
Country: Russian Federation - Kurilskye: Pacific
Lat: 45.90º NLong: 150.00º E
Area: 1436.5 sq. km   Altitude: 1430 m   Shoreline: 271.3 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Ushakova (Usakova)    [1015]
Group:
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.90º NLong: 79.80º E
Area: 265.6 sq. km   Altitude: 294 m   Shoreline: 190.3 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Vaygach (Vaigatch)    [1059]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 70.00º N   Long : 59.50º E
Area: 3329.0 sq. km   Altitude: 171 m
Shoreline: 376.9 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.1132
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 5 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 29/01/89

Vil'cheka, Zemlya (Wilczek, Vilceka)    [1055]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.60º NLong: 60.50º E
Area: 2203.3 sq. km   Altitude: 606 m   Shoreline: 231.7 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Vil'kitskogo (Vil'kickogo)    [1003]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 73.00º N   Long : 75.70º E
Area: 153.9 sq. km   Altitude: 5 m
Shoreline: 80.1 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.5205
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 25 km   group: 40 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 40 km    Isolation Index: 18
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Viner-Noyshtadt (Viner N'Ojstadt)    [1013]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 80.75º NLong: 58.30º E
Area: 236.5 sq. km   Altitude: 620 m   Shoreline: 62.1 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Vize     [1011]
Group:
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 79.60º NLong: 76.90º E
Area: 217.8 sq. km   Altitude: 22 m   Shoreline: 107.8 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Vost. Kamennyy (Vost. Kamennyj)    [996]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Karskoye More
Lat: 74.10º N   Long : 83.50º E
Area: 131.7 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Shoreline: 65.3 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4958
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 7 km   group: 40 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 40 km    Isolation Index: 15
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Vrangelya (Wrangel)    [1064]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 71.25º N   Long : 179.20º W
Area: 7865.5 sq. km   Altitude: 1096 m
Shoreline: 478.4 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.0608
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 150 km   group: 150 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 150 km    Isolation Index: 37
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, no permanent population
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 29/01/89

Yeva-Liv (Jeva Liv)    [1018]
Group: Archipelago: Franz Josef Land
Country: Russian Federation: Arctic
Lat: 81.60º NLong: 63.00º E
Area: 287.6 sq. km   Altitude: 381 m   Shoreline: 75.2 km (scale 1:2500000)
ISLAND TYPE:

Zavyalova (Zavjalova)    [1000]
   Group:
   Country: Russian Federation   Region: Okhotskoye More
Lat: 59.10º N   Long : 150.55º E
Area: 136.3 sq. km   Altitude: 1130 m
Shoreline: 53.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.3903
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 20 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 28/01/89

Zhokhova (Zochova)    [1277]
   Group: Archipelago: Novosibirskiye
   Country: Russian Federation
Lat: 76.50º N   Long : 152.70º E
Area: 77.0 sq. km   Altitude: 123 m
Shoreline: 36.2 km (scale 1:2500000)   Coastal Index: 0.4701
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 45 km   group: 120 km
Nearest continent: Asia    Distance: 425 km    Isolation Index: 38
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 22/08/88

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