kamchatka


kamchatka

noun

  1. a peninsula in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, extending S between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. 750 miles (1210 km) long; 104,200 sq. mi. (269,880 sq. km) wide.

noun

  1. a peninsula in E Russia, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Bering Sea. Length: about 1200 km (750 miles)

Siberian peninsula, named for a native people, the Kamchadal, from Koriak konchachal, said to mean “men of the far end.”

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