Chukotka Peninsula (aka Chukchi Peninsula) is the Asia's eastmost peninsula, located in northeastern Siberia (Russia) and along the Northeast Passage (aka Northern Sea Route). At its eastern end is Cape Dezhnev (near Uelen). Chukchi Peninsula is bordered to the north by Chukchi Sea, to the south by Bering Sea and to the east by the Bering Strait.
- Main industries on the Chukotka Peninsula are mining (for lead, zinc, tin, gold, also coal), hunting/trapping, reindeer raising, fishing.
- Providence Bay (aka Bukhta Provideniya) is a fjord on the Peninsula's southern coast. In the 19th-early 20th centuries, this bay was a popular wintering and provisioning spot for whalers and fur traders. Komsomolskaya Bay (fka Emma Harbor) is a large-sized sheltered bay in the Providence Bay's eastern part.
- On Komsomolskaya Bay are the Provideniya Bay village (aka Port Providence) and the Provideniya Bay Airport.
- Natalia Bay is another popular destination for wildlife watching - nesting seabirds (least and crested auklets, tufted and horned puffins, guillemots /in the auk family, and many other). Here can be also visited Reindeer Processing Plant ruins.
Highlights: Dezhnev monument, Uelen
Chukotka Peninsula cruise terminal
(Usually small-sized and luxury) cruise ships to Chukotka Peninsula visit some of the following port towns (Chukchi villages):
- Novoye Chaplino
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