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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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(24) Another public-space event occurred on 10 February 2009, when Iridium 33 and Cosmos 2251 collided at a speed of 42,120 km/h (26,170 mph) at an altitude of 789 km (490 mi.) above the Taymyr Peninsula in Siberia.
It lies off Siberia's Taymyr Peninsula and is separated from the mainland by the Vilkitsky Strait.
The original plan envisaged seven separate detachments: one was to sail from Arkhangelsk to the mouth of the Ob'; a second from the mouth of the Ob' to that of the Yenisey; a third from the mouth of the Yenisey eastwards around the Taymyr Peninsula; a fourth from the mouth of the Lena west to the mouth of the Khatanga and around the Taymyr Peninsula until it met the detachment coming the other way; a fifth from the mouth of the Lena eastwards to Bering Strait and south to Kamchatka; a sixth from Okhotsk south to the Kuril Islands and Japan; and a seventh from Kamchatka across the North Pacific until it found the American coast.
Subsequently, taeniasis in humans was confirmed across the YaNAO (including the basins of the Ob, Nadym, Pur, and Taz Rivers and the Yamal and Gydan Peninsulas), in Khanty-Mansiysk (the capital of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug); and in the Taymyr Autonomous Okrug (11-17).
The current fleet consists of four ships--50 Years of Victory, Yamal, Taymyr, and Vaygach--the last two of which are shallow-draft icebreakers, which can work in the rivers and estuaries of the Russian North.
The drill takes place on the Taymyr Peninsula near the city of Norilsk," Capt.
Paleogeneticist Love Dalen of the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm brought the ancient wolf's fossils back from a 2010 expedition to Russia's Taymyr Peninsula in northern Siberia.
It is sporadically mined gem-quality in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, and the Taymyr region of northern Siberia.
Of the phenomenon itself being investigated by the AARI and IEC compelling this order from Putin, this report says, are three massive holes of "uncertain/unknown" origin recently discovered in the above the Artic Circle regions of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug on the Yamal Peninsula, and on the Taymyr Peninsula located in the Siberian Federal District.
Since then, two new chasms a 50-foot crater in the Taz district and a 200- to 330-foot crater in the Taymyr Peninsula have also been discovered.( ANI )