Chukotka highlands

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Chukotka highlands
Highest peak Ischodnaja ( 1843  m )
location Chukchi Autonomous Okrug
part of East Siberian mountain country
Chukotka Highlands (Chukchi Autonomous Okrug)
Chukotka highlands
Coordinates 67 ° 49 ′  N , 178 ° 17 ′  E Coordinates: 67 ° 49 ′  N , 178 ° 17 ′  E

The highlands of Tschukotka ( Russian Чукотское нагорье / Tschukotskoje nagorje ; also Anadyrgebirge , russ. Анадырский хребет / Anadyrski Chrebet or Tschukotkagebirge or Tschuktschengebirge , russ. Чукотский хребет / Tschukotski Chrebet ) is a high to 1843 m highland or -gebirge in the extreme Northeast of Russia , in the Far East Federal District .

The highlands or mountains comprise several sub-mountains. As part of the large East Siberian mountains, it borders on the East Siberian Sea in the north as part of the Ekiatapski ridge , is bounded in the east by the Amguema river and extends in the west to Tschaunbucht . The east-west extension is about 450 km. The Pekulnei Mountains , which extend to the Anadyr River , are a continuation in the south. To the east of it extends the Anadyr lowlands . In the southwest, the Chukotka highlands merge with the Anadyr Plateau mountains . The highest point in the Chukotka highlands is the Ischodnaja ( ) with 1843 m.

In the highlands of Chukotka several major rivers rise: Amguema with inflows Ekityki and Tschantalweiergyn , Palyavaam River , Pegtymel River , Tanyurer River , as well as the left Jurumkuweiem -Nebenflüsse Bolshoi Pykarwaam and Bolshaya Ossinowaja .

The landscape is hardly inhabited and dominated by the tundra .

Individual evidence

  1. a b Article Anadyr Mountains in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia (BSE) , 3rd edition 1969–1978 (Russian)http: //vorlage_gse.test/1%3D51808~2a%3DAnadyrgebirge~2b%3DAnadyrgebirge
  2. Article Tschuktschengebirge in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia (BSE) , 3rd edition 1969–1978 (Russian)http: //vorlage_gse.test/1%3D122787~2a%3DTschuktschengebirge~2b%3DTschuktschengebirge
  3. Article Hochland von Tschukotka in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia (BSE) , 3rd edition 1969–1978 (Russian)http: //vorlage_gse.test/1%3D122791~2a%3D~2b%3DHochland%20von%20Tschukotka