The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

Pronchishchev Beach

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_412

Pronchishchev Beach – a low-lying part of the east coast of the Taymyr Peninsula, restricted on the north of the Faddey Bay, in the south by the beginning of the Khatanga Bay. The area is approx. 380 km. It has a lot of small lakes. It is an Arctic tundra. It was named in 1913 by the expedition of B. A. Vilkitsky in honor of V. Pronchishchev.

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