Sea of Okhotsk
150°E / 55°N 150°E / 55; 150The Sea of Okhotsk (Russian: Охо́тское мо́ре, Okhotskoye More; [ɐˈxotskəɪ ˈmorʲɪ]) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean, lying betwe...
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Great Northern Expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
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Kuril Islands
The Kuril Islands or Kurile Islands (/ˈkʊərɪl/, /ˈkjʊərɪl/, or /kjʊˈriːl/; Russian: Кури́льские острова́, Kuril'skie ostrova; [kʊˈrʲilʲskʲɪjə ɐstrɐˈva]; Japanese: クリル列島 Kuriru rettō, (千島列島,&#...
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Sakhalin Gulf
Sakhalin Gulf (Russian: Сахалинский залив) is a gulf in the Sea of Okhotsk between continental Russia (north of Amur's mouth) and northern tip of the Sakhalin Island. The width of the gulf reaches...
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Shelikan
Shelikan, also Ostrovok Shelikan, is a coastal islet in the Sea of Okhotsk near Magadan.
Shelikan is located in the Taui Bay and is separated from the continental shore by a 2.5 km wide sound. Rou...
Japanese destroyer Usugumo (1927)
Usugumo (薄雲, ”Thin Clouds”) was the seventh of twenty-four Fubuki-class destroyers, built for the Imperial Japanese Navy following World War I. When introduced into service, these ships were ...
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Chastye Islands
The Chastyye Islands (Острова Частые; Ostrova Chastyye) is an island group in the southern end of the Sea of Okhotsk. It is located in the Sakhalin Gulf, right north of the Tatar Strait, between the m...
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Defence of the Kuril Islands
Defence of the Kuril Islands is for the most part the responsibility of the Russian Ground Forces' 18th Machine Gun Artillery Division, which is stationed on the islands. Substantial improvements of t...
Japanese frigate Kaiyō Maru
Kaiyō Maru (開陽丸) was one of Japan's first modern warships, powered by both sails and steam.
She was ordered in the Netherlands in 1863 by the Bakufu, the government of the Shogun, the Nederlan...
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Dukat mine
The Dukat mine is one of the largest gold mines in Russia and in the world. The mine is located in Magadan Oblast. The mine has estimated reserves of 7.4 million oz of gold.
Bolshoy Shantar Island
Bolshoy Shantar is an island in the Sea of Okhotsk, Russia. It is the main island of the Shantar Islands. Its area is 1766 km². It is about 72 km in length and 49 km in width. It has a ...
Japanese cruiser Naniwa
Naniwa (浪速) was the lead ship of the Naniwa-class cruisers, built in the Newcastle upon Tyne-based Armstrong Whitworth Elswick shipyard in the United Kingdom. Together with her sister ship, Takac...
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Magadan Time
Magadan Time (Russian: Магада́нское вре́мя, Magadanskoye vremya) or MAGT, was a time zone in Russia, named after Magadan, the administrative center of Magadan Oblast. It was twelve hours ahead of ...
Magadan Oblast Duma
The Magadan Oblast Duma (Russian: Магаданская областная дума) is the unicameral regional parliament of Magadan Oblast, Russia. A total of 21 representatives are elected for 5-year term of them 11 ...
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Sokol Airport
Sokol Airport (Russian: Аэропорт Сокол) (IATA: GDX, ICAO: UHMM) is an airport in Sokol in Magadan Oblast, Russia. The airport is located 70 km (43 mi) north of the Magadan city cent...
Omolon mine
The Omolon mine is one of the largest gold mines in Russia and in the world. The mine is located in Magadan Oblast. The mine has estimated reserves of 4.3 million oz of gold.
Tretiy Island
Tretiy Island or Treti Island (Остров Третий; Ostrov Tretiy, literally: The Third Island) is a relatively large island in the western shores of the Shelikhov Bay, at the northern end of the Sea of Ok...
Shchastya Bay
Schastya Bay (Zaliv Schast'ya) is a long coastal lagoon in the southern end of the Sea of Okhotsk facing the northwestern tip of Sakhalin. It is limited in the north by the Petrovskaya Kosa landspit, ...
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Operation Ivy Bells
Operation Ivy Bells was a joint United States Navy, CIA, and National Security Agency (NSA) mission whose objective was to place wire taps on Soviet underwater communication lines during the Cold War...
Vasili Pronchishchev
Vasili Vasilyevich Pronchishchev (Russian: Василий Васильевич Прончищев) (1702–9 September [O.S. 29 August] 1736) was a Russian explorer.In 1718, Vasili Pronchishchev graduated f...
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Khariton Laptev
Khariton Prokofievich Laptev (Russian: Харитон Прокофьевич Лаптев) (1700–1763) was a Russian naval officer and Arctic explorer.Khariton Laptev was born in a gentry family in the village of Pokarev...
T'yngryng
The t'yngryng (or tyngryn, tïgrïk) is a musical instrument of the Nivkh people (formerly called Gilyak) of Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East. It is a one-string fiddle, played in the lap with a ...
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Zavyalov Island
Zavyalov Island (Russian: Остров Завьялова, or Ostrov Zav’yalova), formerly Ola Island (Остров Ольский), is a relatively large island in the Sea of Okhotsk, northwestern Pacific. It is located in ...
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First Kamchatka Expedition
The First Kamchatka Expedition was commissioned in December 1724 by Peter I of Russia to explore the northern part of Pacific Ocean and confirm the presence of the strait between Asia and America. It ...
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Amur Liman
141°30′E / 52.900°N 141.500°E / 52.900; 141.500The Amur Liman is a liman of the Amur River, the northern part of the Strait of Tartary between Eurasia and Sakhalin. It connect...