Karelian Isthmus


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Karelian Isthmus

n
(Placename) a strip of land, now in Russia, between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga: annexed by the former Soviet Union after the Russo-Finnish War (1939–40)

Kare′lian Isth′mus


n.
a narrow strip of land between Lake Ladoga and the Gulf of Finland, in the NW Russian Federation.
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Noun1.Karelian Isthmus - the isthmus between the Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga that connects Finland and Russia
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He developed ideas on ceramics and other aspects of Corded Ware culture in Finland and in Karelian Isthmus in many of his works (e.
present-day Finland, as well as Karelian Isthmus and Republic of Karelia in north-west Russia (Fig.
described the distribution of Corded Ware in the research area, and drew its northern limit running from Viipuri in Karelian Isthmus via Tampere in central Finland to Kokkola in Ostrobothnia (Fig.
East of the Finno-Russian border numerous Corded Ware sites are found in Karelian Isthmus.
Peat track road will be built underpass and KuuterselEnnpuisto Karelian Isthmus Park.
In 1944 the Karelian Isthmus, anchored by Vyborg at its northwestern end, was ceded to the Soviet Union, resulting in the displacement of over four hundred thousand people.
As a result, the SKYLINK mobile voice and data services are available throughout the Karelian Isthmus and in a number of additional cities in the vicinity of St.
The action moves between the decorous social circles of Helsinki and the idyllic gardens of a summer residence on the Karelian isthmus.
Hame), Eastern Uusimaa and south-eastern Finland--to the Karelian Isthmus (Fig.
The dates from Meskaartty and from the Karelian Isthmus in Russia are clearly younger than dates obtained from other parts of Finland.
Two nearly identical axes have been found--one on the Karelian Isthmus in the former Finnish parish of Raisala (nowadays Russian Mel'nikovo) (Ayrapaa 1952a, 89-90, fig.