Laptev Sea

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part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia (between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands) that is icebound most of the year

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In the sea's western halt, however, there is a major contribution from rivers, both directly from the land and from the Laptev Sea.
Along the coast is a wide continental shelf, running eastward from the Barents Sea in the west to the Kara Sea, the Laptev Sea, the East Siberian Sea, and the Chukchi Sea.
This submarine mountain range, named after 18th century Russian explorer and artist Mikhail Lomonosov, stretches from the Laptev Sea off the Siberian coast across the North Pole to somewhere around the Canadian Ellesmere Island and the Peary Land peninsula of Greenland.
Commonly referred to as the Greenland whale, bowhead whales in the eastern North Atlantic have been observed in the waters north of Iceland and as far east as the Laptev Sea.
Millions of ice floes are carried by the Transpolar Drift, a sea-ice conveyer that runs across the arctic basin from the Laptev Sea to the Fram Strait.
Our expedition of June through August 1991 took us across the whole vertical expanse of Siberia, from the mountains rimming Lake Baikal in the south to the river's mouth, where the Lena empties into the Laptev Sea of the Arctic Ocean above the 72nd parallel.
Bykovsky, on the one hand, washes the salty waters of the Laptev Sea, and on the other - the Neelovo Bay, where the Lena River flows.
1] on the route between Fram Strait and the Lomonosov Ridge, accompanied by transformation of the flow from mainly barotropic in Fram Strait to baroclinic flow between Spitsbergen and the central Laptev Sea slope (Pnyushkov et al.
The agreements include plans to explore seven new blocks in the Chukchi Sea, Laptev Sea and Kara Sea that are considered among the most promising and least explored offshore areas globally.
Having covered the distance of 3,600 kilometers across the areas of the White Sea, the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea, two ice class cargo vessels delivered the drilling rig, equipment and materials for drilling, and accommodation modules.
Seasonal variability of Atlantic water on the continental slope of the Laptev Sea during 2002-2004.