Lying on the 180 degree meridian, Wrangel Island is situated close to the Chuchki Peninsula and is about 7600 squared km in area. It is also thought to be the last place on Earth where mammoths survived.
Map of Wrangel Island
Trips that visit Wrangel Island
The allure of the mysterious Northeast Passage has captivated adventurers for centuries. This geographical odyssey from Anadyr to Murmansk traces the route of legendary Polar explorer Adolf Erik Nordenskiold, navigating narrow fjords, searching for unique wildlife, glimpsing into the past…