The Diomede Islands, also known in Russia as Gvozdev Islands, consist of two rocky, tuya-like islands: The Russian island of Big Diomede (part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug), also known as Imaqliq, Inaliq, Nunarbuk or Ratmanov Island The United States island of Little Diomede or, in its native language, Ignaluk (it is also known as Krusenstern Island, though this may also refer to other places)

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The Diomede Islands

August 17, 2015

The Diomede Islands, also known in Russia as Gvozdev Islands, consist of two rocky, tuya-like islands:

  • The Russian island of Big Diomede (part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug), also known as Imaqliq, Inaliq, Nunarbuk or Ratmanov Island
  • The United States island of Little Diomede or, in its native language, Ignaluk (it is also known as Krusenstern Island, though this may also refer to other places)

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