Dmitry Laptev Strait

Laptev Strait (Russian: Пролив Дмитрия Лаптева) is a 60 km-wide strait in Russia. It separates Great Lyakhovsky Island of the Lyakhovsky Islands from the mainland, and connects the Laptev Sea in the west with the East Siberian Sea in the east.[1] It is named after Russian explorer Dmitry Laptev.[citation needed]

Map showing the location of Laptev Strait


  1. ^ I.P. Martini; H.R. Wanless (24 October 2014). Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes: Similarities and Differences. Geological Society of London. p. 111. ISBN 978-1-86239-374-5.

Coordinates: 73°N 142°E / 73°N 142°E / 73; 142