Severnaya Zemlya


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Se·ver·na·ya Zem·lya

 (sĕv′ər-nə-yä′ zĕm′lē-ä′, -lyä′, syĭ-vyĭr-)
An archipelago of northern-central Russia in the Arctic Ocean north of the Taymyr Peninsula. Discovered in 1913, the group comprises three major islands and several smaller ones.
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Severnaya Zemlya

(Russian ˈsjevɪrnəjə zɪmˈlja)
n
(Placename) an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of N central Russia
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GOOGLING A RUNNER Severnaya 7.15 Chelmsford Severnaya Zemlya is an archipelago in the Russian high Arctic.
It will also visit Champ Island, known for the large stone spheres dotting the landscape; Tikhaya Bay's Rubini Rock, with its impressive basalt columns and the archipelago of Severnaya Zemlya, filled with fjords and glaciers.
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The taxon is known from: the middle Ludlow of Saaremaa, Estonia; the late Wenlock to early Ludlow of Gotland, Sweden, and Severnaya Zemlya, Russia; and the Ludlow of the central Urals, Russia.
In several samples from the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago, vertebrates were found together with conodonts (Matukhin et al.
The most difficult part of the northern route was near Severnaya Zemlya,--
In the vertebrate history, the upper Ludfordian (Ludlow, Upper Silurian) second Innovation Event brought in new vertebrate taxa in North America, British Isles, Gotland Island, Severnaya Zemlya, and the Central Urals (Marss 1992; Marss et al.
Farther east, in the Kara Sea, the limited data suggest more than 75 recorded colonies, most of them in the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago (Gavrilo and Bakken, 2000), and numbers estimated at under 1000 pairs (de Korte et al., 1995).
(near Severnaya Zemlya, Russia, where the sea ice was thickest)
On the basis of specific microstructure, lack of sculpture on the crown main surface, and presence of a relatively high neck, similar very small to small scales from the Samoilovich and Ust' Spokoinaya formations (Wenlock and Ludlow) of October Revolution Island, Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago, have been identified as T.