Western Russian Arctic Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointNovaya Zemlya High Point (1547 m/5075 ft)
States/ProvincesArkhangelsk (93%), Nenets (8%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area102,662 sq km / 39,638 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,401 km / 1,492 mi North-South
937 km / 582 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long75° 7' N; 58° 44' E
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Map of Western Russian Arctic Islands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Western Russian Arctic Islands.
Scandinavia-European ArcticLevel 2 (Parent)
         SvalbardLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Russian Arctic IslandsLevel 3
         Norwegian Sea IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Scandinavian MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Finland-Kola-Karelia AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Western Russian Arctic Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Novaya Zemlya High Point15475075 
2.South Novaya Zemlya High Point12914236 
3.Pik Parnass6202034 
4.Wullerstorf Range6061988 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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