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August 29, 2015 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Nice geography: How the extreme points of Russia look like

Nice geography: How the extreme points of Russia look like

We all know well that Russia is the biggest country on the planet. It has international borders with 18 states including two partially recognized ones. It is washed by the waters of 12 seas of 3 oceans. Its total area is 17075400 square kilometres. These are the well-known facts. But, have you ever seen how the extreme points of Russian Federation look like?

 

Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land

An uninhabited archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, constituting the northernmost part of Arkhangelsk Oblast.

Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 1 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 2 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 3 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 4 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 5 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 6 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 7 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 8 Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land - 9

 

Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin

Located at the tip of the Taymyr Peninsula, south of Severnaya Zemlya archipelago, in Krasnoyarsk Krai.

Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin - 1 Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin - 2 Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin - 3 Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin - 4 Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin - 5

 

Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island

Also known in Russia as Ratmanov Island (a part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug).

Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 1 Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 2 Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 3 Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 4 Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 5 Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island - 6

 

Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev

Also located in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug

Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev - 1 Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev - 2 Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev - 3 Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev - 4 Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev - 5

 

Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit

Situated in Kaliningrad Oblast.

Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit - 1 Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit - 2 Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit - 3 Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit - 4

 

Southernmost point of Russia: Mount Bazardyuzyu

A mountain peak in the Republic of Dagestan, Greater Caucasus.

Southernmost point of Russia: Mount Bazardyuzyu, Republic of Dagestan - 1

Southernmost point of Russia: Mount Bazardyuzyu, Republic of Dagestan - 2

Sources: Masterok, Vseonauke, Wikipedia | Compilation: Sean Sheepskin



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