Kuznetsk Basin

(redirected from Kuznetsk Coal Basin)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Kuznetsk Coal Basin: Kuzbass, Kuzbass Region

Kuz·netsk Basin

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

Kuznetsk Basin

(Russian kuzˈnjɛtsk) or

Kuzbass

n
(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)

Kuz•netsk′ Ba′sin

(kʊzˈnɛtsk)
n.
an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia extending from Tomsk to Novokuznetsk: coal fields.
References in periodicals archive ?
The region's Kuznetsk coal basin is one of the largest in the world and accounts for nearly 40% of all coal mined in Russia.