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
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