The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

Seas of Chukotka

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_459

Seas of Chukotka – often referred to three offshore seas surrounding the Chukchi Peninsula: East Siberian and Chukchi (Arctic Ocean Basin) and the Bering Sea (Pacific Basin). Particular features of the S. C. are heavy ice conditions, storms, fog, and strong tidal currents.

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