New Siberian Islands

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New Siberian Islands

An archipelago of northeast Russia in the Arctic Ocean between the Laptev and East Siberian Seas. Discovered in the 1770s, they are used for meteorological and other scientific stations.
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New Siberian Islands

pl n
(Placename) an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, off the N mainland of Russia, in the Sakha Republic. Area: about 37 555 sq km (14 500 sq miles)
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New′ Sibe′rian Is′lands


n.pl.
a group of islands in the Arctic Ocean, N of the Russian Federation in Asia: part of the Yakut Autonomous Republic. 14,826 sq. mi. (38,400 sq. km).
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Noun1.New Siberian Islands - a group of islands in the Arctic Ocean to the north of Siberia and to the east of the Laptev Sea
Arctic Ocean - ice covered waters surrounding the North Pole; mostly covered with solid ice or with ice floes and icebergs
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