There seems, moreover, to be land due north of Kotelnyi Island in 78° N., first sighted by Sannikov and described as Sannikov Land.
The New Siberia or Anjou Islands consist, beginning from the west, of Kotelnyi, the largest (116 m.
Kotelnyi is the highest and most massive of the four, reaching a maximum altitude of 1200 ft.
The western portion of Kotelnyi is built up of Middle Devonian limestones and slates, folded the same way, of which the fossil fauna is similar to that of the Urals.
He sighted the land to the north of Kotelnyi and the land to the north of New Siberia (now Bennett Island).