The Laptev Sea is a marginal sea that lies between the eastern coast of Siberia, Taimyr Peninsula, the Severnaya Zemlya and the New Siberian Islands.
Its northern boundary starts from the Arctic Cape to point with coordinates 79N and 139E and ends at the Anisiy Cape. The East Siberian Sea to the east, and the Kara Sea lies to the west. The sea covers an area of about 672,000 km. It is crossable during August and September.
Naming: The name Laptev Sea has come from the name of Russian explorers Dmitry Laptev and Khariton Laptev. Formerly the Laptev Sea had been called as Nordenskjold Sea, after the explorer Adolf Erik Nordenskild
List of Seas in Arctic Ocean
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