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T h e s e a r e l a t i t u d e , a l t i t u d e a n d d i s t a n c e from t h e sea. Latitude T h e Soviet U n i o n stretches t h r o u g h a w i d e l a t i t u d i n a l r a n g e . D i s c o u n t i n g the islands in t h e A r c t i c O c e a n , Soviet t e r r i t o r y e x t e n d s from l a t i t u d e 7 8 ° N . ( T a y m y r p e n i n s u l a ) to 3 6 ° N . ( s o u t h e r n T u r k m e n i y a ) . H o w e v e r , since t h e c o u n t r y w i d e n s n o r t h w a r d s a n d h a s its g r e a t e s t l o n g i t u d i n a l e x t e n t close to t h e A r c t i c Circle, t h e b u l k of t h e U .

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