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Laptev Sea
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Laptev Sea

The Laptev Sea (Russian: мо́ре Ла́птевых) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is located between the coast of Siberia, Taimyr Peninsula, the Severnaya Zemlya and the New Siberian Islands. Its northern boundary passes from the Arctic Cape to point with coordinates 79N and 139E and closes at the Anisiy Cape. The sea area is approximatly 672,000 km². It is named after Russian explorers Dmitry Laptev and Khariton Laptev.

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