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Yamal crater, Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, Russia

Yamal Crater, Yamal Peninsula, Siberia, Russia

The Yamal Peninsula (Russian: полуо́стров Яма́л) is located in Yamal-Nenets autonomous district of northwest Siberia. Russia. It extends roughly 700 km (435 mi) and is bordered principally by the Kara Sea, Baydaratskaya Bay on the west, and by the Gulf of Ob on the east. In the language of its indigenous inhabitants, the Nenets, "Yamal" means "End of the Land".
The peninsula consists mostly of permafrost ground and is geologically a very young place —some areas are less than ten thousand years old.

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