A cabin on the peninsula of Kamchatka.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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peninsula in NE Siberia, between the Sea of Okhotsk & the Bering Sea: c. 750 mi (1,207 km) long; 140,000 sq mi (362,599 sq km)
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A peninsula of eastern Russia between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea. It was first explored in the 18th century.