Uelen

What is Uelen known for?


artistic

and the villagers were moved to Uelen. The addition of Dezhnevo carvers to the existing artistic school in Uelen served to strengthen Uelen's cultural reputation, not just in the region, but across Russia with notable carvers such as Pyotor Penkok and Stepan Ettugi working in Uelen. In addition to absorbing the population of Dezhnevo, Uelen also absorbed the part of the population of the former village of Naukan, which

) marked The village is famous for its walrus ivory carvings. It has long been a major artistic centre in the region, with Several of the leading exponents of the craft, such as Vukvutagin, Vukvol, Tukkai and Khukhutan working out of Uelen. The Uelen Bone Carving Studio ( ) contains the world's only museum of Walrus ivory carving. In 2004, a successful exhibition of their work


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-my-trek-in.html Dmitri Kieffer's Blog as part of the Goliath Expedition Demographics The population according to the most recent census results was 740, of whom 368 were male and 352 female. Uelen had a population of 740 at the start of 2009, down from 776 in 2003 (with 595 Chukchi (Chukchi people) and 72 Yupik (Yupik peoples).


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Okrug Chukotka , notably Uelen. International trade is, however, somewhat restricted by the Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) (CITES). Elgygytgyn Lake, an important site for scientific research on climate change, is located in Chukotka, as is the village of Uelen, the closest substantial Russian settlement to the United States. He worked as a pilot with the Far Eastern department of the Civil Air Fleet. After February 13, 1934, when


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* *Strogoff, M, Brochet, P-C and Auzias, D. ''Petit Futé: Chukotka'', "Avant-Garde" Publishing House, 2006. External links *Krupnik, Igor and Mikhail Chlenov (2007).


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and the villagers were moved to Uelen. The addition of Dezhnevo carvers to the existing artistic school in Uelen served to strengthen Uelen's cultural reputation, not just in the region, but across Russia with notable carvers such as Pyotor Penkok and Stepan Ettugi working in Uelen. In addition to absorbing the population of Dezhnevo, Uelen also absorbed the part of the population of the former village of Naukan, which

) marked The village is famous for its walrus ivory carvings. It has long been a major artistic centre in the region, with Several of the leading exponents of the craft, such as Vukvutagin, Vukvol, Tukkai and Khukhutan working out of Uelen. The Uelen Bone Carving Studio ( ) contains the world's only museum of Walrus ivory carving. In 2004, a successful exhibition of their work


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heavy rainfall, especially when low pressure systems move northwards from the Pacific Ocean. '''Chukchi Sea''' ( ) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is bounded on the west by the De Long Strait, off Wrangel Island, and in the east by Point Barrow, Alaska, beyond which lies the Beaufort Sea. The Bering Strait forms its southernmost limit and connects it to the Bering Sea and the Pacific Ocean. The principal port


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and the villagers were moved to Uelen. The addition of Dezhnevo carvers to the existing artistic school in Uelen served to strengthen Uelen's cultural reputation, not just in the region, but across Russia with notable carvers such as Pyotor Penkok and Stepan Ettugi working in Uelen. In addition to absorbing the population of Dezhnevo, Uelen also absorbed the part of the population of the former village of Naukan, which


extremely difficult

the steamship ''Cheliuskin (Cheliuskin (ship))'' sunk in Arctic waters, Liapidevsky, in extremely difficult conditions, took part in an aerial search and rescue operation of its crew (known as the "Cheliuskintsy"). He flew the stranded "Cheliuskintsi" from their makeshift airstrip on the floating ice field of the Chukchi Sea to the town of Uelen. Liapidevsky was awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union for this deed. Climate Provideniya has an Arctic


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) marked The village is famous for its walrus ivory carvings. It has long been a major artistic centre in the region, with Several of the leading exponents of the craft, such as Vukvutagin, Vukvol, Tukkai and Khukhutan working out of Uelen. The Uelen Bone Carving Studio ( He is considered to be the father of Chukchi literature. Biography Yuri Rytkheu was born 8 March 1930 to a family of trappers and hunters. His birthplace, the village of Uelen, was then in the Chukotka District, Far Eastern Territory, RSFSR, USSR; it is now part of the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug. His grandfather was a shaman (Shamanism in Siberia). DATE OF BIRTH 8 March 1930 PLACE OF BIRTH Uelen, Chutkotka District, Far Eastern Territory, RSFSR, USSR DATE OF DEATH 14 May 2008 In March 2006, Bushby and French adventurer Dimitri Kieffer crossed the Bering Strait on foot, walking across a frozen 56 mile section in 15 days. Epic explorer crosses frozen sea BBC News, 3 April 2006. URL accessed on 13 June 2006. They were detained by Russian border troop officers while they were crossing the Russian border near the Chukotkan (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) village of Uelen, for not entering Russia at a correct port-of-entry. They were threatened to be banned from Russia, which would stop the journey. Judge to decide explorer's fate BBC News, 12 April 2006. URL accessed on 13 June 2006. It was announced on 5 May 2006, that the Russian appeal court had upheld Bushby's application and his walk would continue. Explorer's world trek continues BBC News, 5 May 2006. URL accessed on 13 June 2006. This was reported to be the result of consultation between John Prescott, the then British Deputy Prime Minister (and MP (Member of Parliament) in Bushby's home town of Hull), and Roman Abramovich, the Governor of Chukotka. Russia lifts ban on British trekker Guardian Unlimited, 5 May 2006. URL accessed on 13 June 2006. On 16 March 2007, it was announced that Karl has successfully obtained the required permission from the Russian authorities, and began to prepare for the second half of his Goliath Expedition. Karl would walk the first leg of this stage to Yakutsk, along with Kieffer. He had difficulties struggle with the Russian authorities to get a visa and a visit permit (the entire area is a military area, and a special visit permit is needed). During 2007, he managed to walk more than 1000 km from Uelen to Dvoynoye (not far from Bilibino), returning to Alaska when his visa ran out in November.


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Satellite image of Bering Strait; Cape Dezhnyov is on the left. The cape is the eastern tip of a high, rocky headland, about from Uelen in the north to Cape Pe'ek in the south, connected to the mainland by a neck of lower-lying land peppered with swamps and shallow lakes. That low-lying land is so low in elevation that the cape appears as an island from a distance far to the south of it. The US Hydrographic Office publication ''Asiatic Pilot'' from 1909 gives the height

Uelen

'''Uelen''' ( Located near Cape Dezhnev where the Bering Sea meets the Chukchi Sea, it is the easternmost settlement in Russia (Extreme points of Russia) and the whole of Eurasia. Uelen is also the closest Russian settlement to the United States. It is on the northeast corner of the Uelen Lagoon, a roughly 15 by 3 km east-west lagoon separated from the ocean by a sandspit. Municipally, Uelen is subordinated to Chukotsky Municipal District and is incorporated as '''Uelen Rural Settlement'''.

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