The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

2016 Edition
| Editors: Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, Aleksandr V. Semenov


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Makar – an island in the Laptev Sea in the delta of the Yana. It is located 30 km from the mainland coast and 21 km from the nearest of Shelonsky Islands. Administratively, it belongs to Yakutia. The island is approximately 3.5 km in diameter. The north coast consists of argillaceous steep rocks. The height of the island above sea level is approximately 12 m. The island is a good reference point when approaching the bays of Shelyakhskaya and Vankina.

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