Champ Island (Ostrov Champ) is an uninhabited island in central Franz Josef Land (archipelago in Arctic Russia), with land area 374 km2 (144 ml2) and highest elevation point 507 m (1663 ft). The island is neighboured by Luigi Island (north) and Salisbury Island (northeast).
Champ Island is best known for its numerous ball-shaped stones - perfectly round spheres ranging in diameter from millimetres to several meters. There is no official version about boulders' origins.
|10 Aug||Departing from Nome, Alaska|
|12 Aug||International Date Line crossing|
|13 Aug 10:00 - 16:00||Provideniya, Chukotka, Russia|
|14 Aug 14:00 - 18:00||Uelen, Chukotka, Russia|
|15 Aug 15:00 - 20:00||Kolyuchin Island, Russia|
|16-17-18 Aug||Wrangel Island, Arctic Russia|
|19-20 Aug||Chukotka Peninsula, Russia(Overnight)|
|21 Aug 05:00 - 12:00||Bear Islands, Arctic Russia|
|22-23-24-25 Aug||At Sea|
|26 Aug 07:00 - 14:00||Severnaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia|
|27 Aug||At Sea|
|28 Aug 06:00 - 13:00||Uyedineniya Island, Arctic Russia|
|29 Aug 07:00 - 12:00||Novaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia|
|30 Aug 14:00 - 21:00||Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia|
|31 Aug||Champ Island, Russia|
|31 Aug||Hooker Island, Arctic Russia|
|01 Sep 05:00 - 11:00||Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia|
|02 Sep - 03 Sep||At Sea|
|04 Sep 11:00 - 17:00||Murmansk, Arctic Russia|
|05 Sep 14:00 - 19:00||Gjesvaerstappan Island, Norway|
|06 Sep||Arriving in Tromso, Norway|
The 26-day itinerary covered a distance of 5780 ml (9300 km),
Champ Island cruise port videos
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