The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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


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Terpey-Tumus – a vast accumulative peninsula located on the western coast of Olenyok Gulf, the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia. T.-T. is formed by sand material. Its northern edge is exposed to thermal abrasion, with the coast retreating by 4 m/year, up to 7 m/year in some years. T.-T. has been a resource reserve since 1977.

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