New Siberian IslandsNew Siberian Islands
group of Russian islands in the Arctic Ocean, between the Laptev & East Siberian seas: c. 11,000 sq mi (28,490 sq km)
New Siberian Islands
An archipelago of northeast Russia in the Arctic Ocean between the Laptev and East Siberian Seas. Discovered in the 1770s, they are used for meteorological and other scientific stations.