Three Brothers, Okhotsk Sea

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The Three Brothers is a group of steep white islets in the Sea of Okhotsk, about 650 m off the Eastern Cape, just outside Veselaya Bay, about 13 km from the town of Magadan in the Kamchatka peninsula, Russia. It is a local tourist landmark and a favorite target for photographers.

Islet A very small island

An islet is a very small island.

Sea of Okhotsk A marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean, between the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Kuril Islands, the island of Hokkaido, the island of Sakhalin, and eastern Siberian coast

The Sea of Okhotsk is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean, between the Kamchatka Peninsula on the east, the Kuril Islands on the southeast, the island of Hokkaido to the south, the island of Sakhalin along the west, and a long stretch of eastern Siberian coast along the west and north. The northeast corner is the Shelikhov Gulf. The sea is named after Okhotsk, the first Russian settlement in the Far East.

The metre or meter is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The SI unit symbol is m. The metre is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum in 1/299 792 458 second.

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Coordinates: 59°28′46″N150°58′24″E / 59.4795385°N 150.9732381°E / 59.4795385; 150.9732381

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