The Eastern Arctic Seas Encyclopedia

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

Ukougepilgyn

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24237-8_535

Ukougepilgyn (the Chukchi name is Vykvyvie, which means “stone breath”) – a lagoon located to the east of the Amguema River mouth. The lagoon is small and shallow and navigable by motorized craft with drafts up to 1.2 m. U. is 150 m in width and is located between two pebble-and-sand spits.

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