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Champ Island (Arctic Russia)

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Region
Arctic - Antarctica

Local Time
2019-12-07 09:27

min: -15 °F (-27 °C) / max: -1 °F (-18 °C) -12°F
-24.6°C
Wind: 16°/ 4.5 m/s  Gust: 5.2 m/sWind: 16°/ 4.5 m/s  Gust: 5.2 m/sGentle breeze
4.5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature-1 °F / -18 °C
-15 °F / -26 °C

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 (Russia)

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.

Champ Island (Russia)

The island was visited by the cruise ship Silver Explorer during during Silversea ExpeditionsNorthwest Passage cruise in 2019 (Aug 10 - Sept 6).

10 AugDeparting from Nome, Alaska
12 AugInternational Date Line crossing
13 Aug 10:00 - 16:00Provideniya, Chukotka, Russia
14 Aug 14:00 - 18:00Uelen, Chukotka, Russia
15 Aug 15:00 - 20:00Kolyuchin Island, Russia
16-17-18 AugWrangel Island, Arctic Russia
19-20 AugChukotka Peninsula, Russia(Overnight)
21 Aug 05:00 - 12:00Bear Islands, Arctic Russia
22-23-24-25 AugAt Sea
26 Aug 07:00 - 14:00Severnaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia
27 AugAt Sea
28 Aug 06:00 - 13:00Uyedineniya Island, Arctic Russia
29 Aug 07:00 - 12:00Novaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia
30 Aug 14:00 - 21:00Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia
31 AugChamp Island, Russia
31 AugHooker Island, Arctic Russia
01 Sep 05:00 - 11:00Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia
02 Sep - 03 SepAt Sea
04 Sep 11:00 - 17:00Murmansk, Arctic Russia
05 Sep 14:00 - 19:00Gjesvaerstappan Island, Norway
06 SepArriving in Tromso, Norway

The 26-day itinerary covered a distance of 5780 ml (9300 km),

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