The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

Muostakh

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_341

Muostakh – an island, located 26 km east of Cape Kosistyi. It is made of fossil ice and loose rocks. Its length is 9.3 km; the length is not more than 0.5 km. Its height is 10–15 m and it has steep shores, especially on the east side. In the northern part, the island is destroyed by warm waters of the Bykovskaya gully.

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