Kolyuchin was once home to a small Chukchi settlement called Kolyuchino. Prompted by the fall of the Soviet Union, the village then disbanded in 1987, leaving very little human influence behind.
Map of Kolyuchin Island
Trips that visit Kolyuchin Island
For sheer remoteness and incredible wildlife encounters, this voyage is very hard to beat. Wrangel Island is not only a significant polar bear denning site, it also holds the world’s largest population of Pacific walrus - but this is to…
- 16 Days
An odyssey from Anadyr to Murmansk - retrace the route of legendary explorer Nordenskiöld across the top of Russia. Navigate narrow fjords, search for unique wildlife, glimpse into the past and experience the warmth of Arctic hospitality in local villages…
- 27 Days