[lap-tef, -tev; Russian lah-ptyif]
- an arm of the Arctic Ocean N of the Russian Federation in Asia, between Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian Islands.
Also called Nordenskjöld Sea.
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- a shallow arm of the Arctic Ocean, along the N coast of Russia between the Taimyr Peninsula and the New Siberian IslandsFormer name: Nordenskjöld Sea