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The district covers an area of 1 10 square miles (285 square km). It includes
farmland in the south devoted mainly to dairy cattle and centres on the new town
of East Kilbride, designated in 1947 to house and provide industrial employment
To the west it connects to the Laptev Sea by the straits of Dmitry Laptev, Eterikan,
and Sannikov; to the east Long Strait connects it with the Chukchi Sea. The East
Siberian Sea, with an area of 36 1 ,000 square miles (936,000 square km), ...
It measures 14 by 8 miles (23 by 13 km) and is 70 square miles (180 square km)
in area. Receiving runoff from a 745-square-mile ( 1 ,930-square-kilometre) basin
through several streams, principal of which is the Selwyn (entering through a ...
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