Arakamchechen Island

 

IOTA AS-071


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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

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...

The list of issued plaques on May 4

Thursday, 04 May 2017

On May 04 the list of issued plaques "Chukotka Journey 2017": # 018 OE3HWC # 019 NT2A ALL LIST HERE IS

The first batch of vinyl magnets

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The first batch of vinyl magnets is being prepared for release. Laminated surface, size 98 * 142mm, thickness 0,7mm. Questions and orders mail to ra3av(@)ya.ru please.