Taimyr Peninsula

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Tai·myr Peninsula


Taimyr Peninsula

(Russian tajˈmir)
(Placename) a large peninsula of N central Russia, between the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea. Also called: Taymyr Peninsula


(or Tai•mir′) Penin′sula

a peninsula in the N Russian Federation in Asia, between the Kara and Laptev seas.
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Noun1.Taimyr Peninsula - a peninsula in northern Siberia
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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Instead, I have singled out three Nganasan morphosyntactic peculiarities where Nganasan differs significantly from its other Northern Samoyedic relatives, whether spoken on the Taimyr Peninsula or elsewhere.
The largest producer of platinum in Russia is also trying to develop the production of nickel on the Taimyr Peninsula.
The previous WWF-Canon expedition in 2013, to the Taimyr Peninsula in the Laptev Sea, near Siberia, Russia, aimed to determine if there are genetically-distinct Laptev populations of walrus, or whether the animals there are related to one or more of the adjacent populations.
He recovered soil samples of different age during seven expeditions to Arctic Siberia, mainly the Taimyr Peninsula, spanning 16 years.
The new strategy aims to realize the full potential of Norilsk Nickel's unique resource base in the Taimyr Peninsula, increase Company's operational efficiency and make a step change in the quality of its investment and capital governance.
Well preserved remains of a mammoth which died about 30,000 years ago were discovered by a boy near a remote weather station in Russia's Taimyr peninsula, about 3,000 kilometres north-east of Moscow.
After determining that the historical range of this species included arctic Russia, the FWS arranged for the capture of 40 muskoxen on Nunivak Island, Alaska, for transport to the Taimyr Peninsula and Wrangel Island in Russia.
Remains of muskoxen discovered on the Taimyr Peninsula were 2000-4000 years old indicating that they inhabited the region within relatively recent geological time (Vereshagin and Barishnikov 1985).