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Zavyalov Island

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Zavyalov Island

Zavyalov Island (Russian: Остров Завьялова, or Ostrov Zav’yalova), formerly Ola Island (Остров Ольский), is a relatively large island in the Sea of Okhotsk, northwestern Pacific. It is located in the eastern side of the Taui Bay, 20 km west of Cape Taran, Koni Peninsula, about 50 km south of the city of Magadan.

Zavyalov is a mountainous island; it is 23 km long and 7.5 km wide. The Siberian dwarf pine (Pinus pumila) and the dwarf birch Betula middendorffii grow on the island. Its shores are a breeding ground for the Steller sea lion.[1]

Administratively Zavyalov Island belongs to the Magadan Oblast of the Russian Federation.


  • Islands in the Sea of Okhotsk

External links

  • Magadan Oblast

Coordinates: 59°03′N 150°37′E / 59.050°N 150.617°E / 59.050; 150.617

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