Taimyr Peninsula

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Taimyr Peninsula

(Russian tajˈmir)
(Placename) a large peninsula of N central Russia, between the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea. Also called: Taymyr Peninsula
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(or Tai•mir′) Penin′sula

a peninsula in the N Russian Federation in Asia, between the Kara and Laptev seas.
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Noun1.Taimyr Peninsula - a peninsula in northern Siberia
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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The Taimyr Peninsula in the northern edge of Russia is home to the largest wild reindeer herd in the world which has been regularly monitored for about 50 years now.
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The largest producer of platinum in Russia is also trying to develop the production of nickel on the Taimyr Peninsula. The Montenegrin deposit is to begin commercial operation in 2017, launching mine processing capacity of 2 million tons of ore a year.
At its northernmost it stretches eastwards from the Taimyr Peninsula in Russia to Alaska.
He recovered soil samples of different age during seven expeditions to Arctic Siberia, mainly the Taimyr Peninsula, spanning 16 years.
Meanwhile, it will focus on high-quality deposits on Russia's Taimyr Peninsula. This business represents the biggest part of the company's production.
Well preserved remains of a mammoth which died about 30,000 years ago were discovered by a boy near a remote weather station in Russia's Taimyr peninsula, about 3,000 kilometres north-east of Moscow.
Population dynamics of lemmings, Lemmus sibiricus and Dicrostonyx torquatus, and arctic fox, Alopex lagopus on the Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, 1960-2001.
Its operations are based in the Murmansk region and Taimyr Peninsula, Australia, Botswana, Finland and South Africa.
After determining that the historical range of this species included arctic Russia, the FWS arranged for the capture of 40 muskoxen on Nunivak Island, Alaska, for transport to the Taimyr Peninsula and Wrangel Island in Russia.