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Nordenskjöld Sea

noun

Laptev Sea

[lap-tef, -tev; Russian lah-ptyif] /ˈlæp tɛf, -tɛv; Russian ˈlɑ ptyɪf/
noun
1.
an arm of the Arctic Ocean N of the Russian Federation in Asia, between Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands.
Also called Nordenskjöld Sea.
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Nordenskjöld Sea

/Swedish ˈnuːrdənʃœld/
noun
1.
the former name of the Laptev Sea
Word Origin
named after Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskjöld (1832–1901), Swedish Arctic explorer and geologist

Laptev Sea

/ˈlæptɪf/
noun
1.
a shallow arm of the Arctic Ocean, along the N coast of Russia between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands Former name Nordenskjöld Sea
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