Arakamchechen Island

 

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GRID LOC: AP34, CQ ZONE 19, ITU ZONE 26

IOTA AS-071, RRA RR-12-02, RDA CК-06, RFF-165 (NEW ONE), RLHA - NEW ONE, WLOTA - NEW ONE

Arakamchechen

Bering Sea North Groupe (AS-071) is one of sparse and consists of several islands, Arakamchechen being the largest island of the Senyavinsky strait.

The Afos mountain having 613 m is the hightest point from the sea level.

The surface of the island is 267.8 sq.km.

Time difference with Moscow is +9 hours (the time zone +12.00 h).

Pecularities of Arakamchechen island.

 At the island the biggest at the Chukotka peninsula rookery of walruses is located. As Wikipedia tells during summer period (August-September) up to 50 thousands of animals are coming together.

 

Hot thermal springs (Т=38°С) are located in the middle of the island, with water containing nitrogen, chloride-natrium, silicon, having mineralization up to 1.3 g/l.

 

 

It should be noted that one of the rarest birds in the world – Glareola-lopaten’ is making nest at the island.  It is endemic of Chukotka, t.i. a bird living in only one definite place of the world.

Last News

Nominated the R71RRC team “Best Russian IOTA expedition in 2016/2017”

Sunday, 24 September 2017
Nominated the R71RRC team “Best Russian IOTA expedition in 2016/2017”

The Council of the RRC has nominated the R71RRC team by special Plaq as the “Best Russian IOTA expedition in 2016/2017”

Video R71RRC

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Video film about the expedition R71RRC (full version).

The activation of AS-071 as R71RRC is approved

Monday, 05 June 2017

Received a message from the manager of the IOTA committee: Dear Victor, Thank you very much for the detailed documentation of the R71RRC operation. Your activation (s) are very greatly...