Kola Peninsula

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Ko·la Peninsula

A peninsula of northwest Russia projecting eastward from Scandinavia between the White Sea and the Barents Sea.

Kola Peninsula

(Placename) a peninsula in NW Russia, between the Barents and White Seas: forms most of the Murmansk region. Area: about 130 000 sq km (50 000 sq miles)

Ko′la Penin′sula

(ˈkoʊ lə)
a peninsula in the NW Russian Federation in Europe, between the White and Barents seas.
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Noun1.Kola Peninsula - a peninsula in northwestern Russia projecting eastward between the Barents Sea and the White Sea
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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In addition, two Tu-160 strategic missile carriers took off from the Olenya air force base in the Kola peninsula and after covering over 9 500 km and refueling mid-air, deployed missiles targeting terrrorist positions in Syria over the Mediterranean Sea.
Norilsk Nickel s production facilities are located in the Norilsk industrial district and on the Kola Peninsula in Russia and also in Finland.
The Company's mines and phosphate rock production facilities are located in the mountainous areas of the Kola Peninsula in the Murmansk region of northwest Russia, whereas its fertilizer and feed phosphate production assets are located near the city of Cherepovets in the Vologda region and near the city of Balakovo in the Saratov region of southwest part of European Russia.
Two survivors with broken legs were found by fishermen after the Mi-8 helicopter smashed into Munozero lake in a remote area on the northwestern Kola peninsula late Saturday, regional officials said.
The flight route was over the neutral waters of the North Sea, along the Kola Peninsula.
They question whether the collapse of the Soviet Russia and opening of the borders makes a difference in the political participation and mobilization of the Russian Sami people living in the Kola Peninsula.
The Saami (previously known as Laplanders) are an indigenous people who inhabit northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula in the Russian Federation--one people living across international boundaries.
The Russians, who didn't begin drilling until 1970, had reached a depth of more than 12 kilometers at a site on the Kola Peninsula by 1989, creating the recordsetting Kola Superdeep Borehole.
The Shtokman Gas-Condensate Field Development Project consists of the production, treatment, transportation, liquefaction, storage and shipping of natural gas and natural gas liquids from the Shtokman field located 600-km offshore in the Barents Sea, north of Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Looking at the map in Hiitonen's flora, or in any of the faunistic handbooks of the Vanamo Society in the series Suomen elaimet--Animalia Fennica--and this applies not only to the books of the 1930s and 1940s, but even to works like Rauno Linnavuori's handbook on Finnish Hemipterans, published in the 1960s (Linnavuori 1966-1969)--beyond the Eastern border of Finland, one finds a number of geo-ecological provinces which cover all East Karelia and the Kola peninsula (Map 3).
The Murmansk region is located in northwest Russia on the Kola Peninsula that borders the Barents Sea and northernmost areas of Finland and Norway (Fig.
I was recently reading an article about autumn fishing in the Ponoi river, which flows through Russia's Kola peninsula.