Kola Peninsula


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Ko·la Peninsula

 (kō′lə)
A peninsula of northwest Russia projecting eastward from Scandinavia between the White Sea and the Barents Sea.
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Kola Peninsula

(ˈkəʊlə)
n
(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)
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Ko′la Penin′sula

(ˈkoʊ lə)
n.
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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A federal subject of Russia whose original inhabitants were the SEimi people, the Murmansk Oblast is basically the sticky out bit to the east of Scandinavia -- technically known as the Kola Peninsula. It's a cold place (hardly surprising; it's almost entirely within the Arctic Circle) of mountains, tundra, and taiga; the Gulf Stream on one side and Arctic cold fronts on the other making for a harsh and unstable climate.
Kola MMC is located on the Kola Peninsula and is the largest industrial producer in the Murmansk region.
Anatoly Grigoryev with Rosatom estimates it will take about 10 years to remove it all from the Kola Peninsula to the Mayak plant.
JSC Kovdor Mining and Processing Plant (GOK) is located in the south-west of Murmansk Region's Kola Peninsula, 20 kilometers from the border with Finland, a region with a harsh climate where temperatures can drop to 30 degrees below Celsius in the winter.
In the first part, we present materials about the particular landforms of the Kola Peninsula, derived from geographical literature and toponymic research; this takes care of the scientific image of the world.
By examining the challenging terrain and climate of the Kola Peninsula, Bruno argues that the natural world "both enabled industrial livelihoods and curtailed socialist promises" (6-7).
A prime week at the Atlantic Salmon Reserve on Russia's Kola Peninsula costs close to $20,000.
Among specific topics are images of the northern and "Arctic" in tourism and regional literature, tourist hegemonies of outside powers: the case of salmon fishing safari camps in territories of traditional land use on the Kola Peninsula, destination development in the middle of the Sapmi: whose voice is heard and how, indigenous hospitality and tourism: past trajectories and new beginnings, and Sami tourism in northern Norway: indigenous spirituality and processes of cultural branding.
The vessels, rusted and ill-kept, lay in berth in Murmansk, on the Kola Peninsula, with pockmark ed hulls just barely holding in their radioactive contents.
But to grasp the full military import of this place, the Kola Peninsula - Russia's northwestern-most territory - you would have to look down on it with thermal imaging from high above.