from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A section of the Arctic Ocean north of eastern Russia between the Taymyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands. It is icebound most of the year.
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- proper n. A marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean. It is located between the eastern coast of Siberia, Taimyr Peninsula, the Severnaya Zemlya and the New Siberian Islands. The Kara Sea lies to the west, the East Siberian Sea to the east.
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- n. part of the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia (between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands) that is icebound most of the year
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The Laptev Sea and part of the East Siberian Sea have open water along their coastline.
First, during pronounced AO - conditions (Fig. 9. 3a), sea ice in the Transpolar Drift tends to move directly from the Laptev Sea across the Eurasian Basin and out into the Greenland Sea, whereas during pronounced AO+ conditions (Fig. 9. 3b), ice in the Transpolar Drift takes a cyclonic diversion across the Lomonosov Ridge and into Canada Basin .
Sediment transport to the Laptev Sea - hydrology and geochemistry of the Lena River.
Thermokarst and land – ocean interactions, Laptev Sea region, Russia.
The role of coastal retreat for sedimentation in the Laptev Sea.
In the first decade of observations, the transpolar drift of sea ice moved directly from the Laptev Sea to Fram Strait.
Hubberten and Romanovskii  discussed the characteristics of permafrost in one particular offshore environment, the Laptev Sea.
The main features of permafrost in the Laptev Sea, Russia – a review.
Outflow of trace metals into the Laptev Sea by the Lena River.
Laptev Sea large marine ecosystem - Encyclopedia of Earth
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