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Kuz·netsk Basin

 (ko͝oz-nĕtsk′, -nyĕtsk′)
A coal-producing region of south-central Russia extending from Tomsk southward to Novokuznetsk.
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Kuznetsk Basin

(Russian kuzˈnjɛtsk) or


(Placename) a region of S Russia, in the Kemerovo Region of W Siberia: the richest coalfield in the country, with reserves of iron ore. Chief industrial centre: Novokuznetsk. Area: about 69 900 sq km (27 000 sq miles)
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Kuz•netsk′ Ba′sin

an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia extending from Tomsk to Novokuznetsk: coal fields.
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Phoebodus typicus is known from the Lower Famennian of the Kuznets Basin (Russia); the Lower-Middle Famennian of Queensland (Australia), the South Urals (Russia), Morocco and Iran (Ginter et al.
Cladodoides wildungensis is recorded in the Upper Frasnian of Germany (Gross 1938) and China (Xia 1997); the Upper Frasnian--Middle Famennian of Poland (Moravia), Morocco, Iran, the South Urals and Kuznets Basin (Russia) (Ginter et al.