Taymyr Peninsula


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Tay·myr Peninsula

or Tai·myr Peninsula  (tī-mîr′)
A peninsula of north-central Russia extending northward between the Laptev and Kara Seas.

Taymyr Peninsula

(taɪˈmɪə)
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(Placename) a variant spelling of Taimyr Peninsula
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Noun1.Taymyr Peninsula - a peninsula in northern Siberia
Siberia - a vast Asian region of Russia; famous for long cold winters
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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.
The nuclear fleet is managed by Atomflot, which has been pursuing long-term contracts for icebreaker support for a number of key Arctic development projects--Sabetta port, Novy Port, Norilsk Nickel, and Taymyr Peninsula (coal).
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.
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 )
In the final round of the day's competition, Nicholas correctly answered all three questions put to him, identifying the Belgian city often referred to as the capital of Europe (Brussels), the sea in the Arctic Ocean that separates the Taymyr Peninsula from the Novaya Zemlya archipelago (the Kara Sea), and the country in which the 15th-century whaling station on the Strait of Belle Isle was located.
The council of ethics has evaluated Norilsk Nickel's polar division on the Taymyr peninsula in Siberia and the pollution problems there.
Russian Arctic archaeologist Khlobystin (1931-88) reports results from field work in the Taymyr Peninsula on the north coast of Russia, between 1967 and 1981.
In some regions of the center of the northern coast of Eurasia, for example the Taymyr Peninsula or in the east of Northwest Territories (Canada), it may be 373-435 mi (600-700 km) wide.