Novaya Zemlya


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Synonyms for Novaya Zemlya

two islands in the Arctic Ocean belonging to Russia

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On the other hand, several important geographical discoveries in the region of Novaya Zemlya and Spitsbergen were due to these misconceptions.
Key words: Arctic, Novaya Zemlya, Willem Barents, Gerrit de Veer, wintering, Northeast Passage, astronomical observations, magnetic variation, Novaya Zemlya effect
1995) Pechora Sea (>100 km from Chernaya Bay) o ff Novaya Zemlya nuclear weapons test site; bottom sediment; 0 - 2 cm; 1992 D'Anglejan (1980) surficial bottom sediments; James Bay, Ontario; 1976-77 Brooks et al.
Given the distance and the extremely harsh climatic conditions, the organizational work and technical challenges with Novaya Zemlya are complicated," Igor Semenov, deputy head, pgrk said.
Benjamin Leigh Smith; Charles Darwin; Arctic; biology; palaeontology; oceanography; Svalbard; Novaya Zemlya
The cotton of the canvas of a fake Fernand Leger, supposedly painted in 1913, carries "bomb peak" levels of carbon 14, the residue of postwar atmospheric nuclear testing--making it a picture of the skies over New Mexico and Novaya Zemlya in the 1950s that also happens to have a knockoff "Contraste de formes" on it.
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.
Dovekies breed in dense colonies in Greenland, Norway (Jan Mayen, Svalbard), and Russia (Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya).
Without Semipalatinsk, the USSR would have to test in its other test site, in the Arctic archipelago of Novaya Zemlya.
1961: The Soviet Union detonated the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over Novaya Zemlya.
1, asterisk), which sampled the floor of the Kara Sea, near the north end of the Novaya Zemlya Trough (Russian Arctic).
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- The Russian Defense Ministry is to base MiG-31 long-range interceptors at the Rogachyovo Arctic base on the island of Novaya Zemlya by the end of the year to defend against attack from the north, Izvestia reported on Tuesday quoting military sources.
The Lowlands' first indigenous 3D pic transforms the sea voyage of late-16th-century explorer Willem Barentsz--whose attempt to find a northern passage to Asia ended in a prolonged stay on the islands of Novaya Zemlya in northwestern Russia when his vessel got stuck in the ice--into a cold and action-light blockbuster.
A new book that reassesses Khrushchev's reign is pegged to the 50th anniversary of the explosion in Novaya Zemlya of "Devil's Mama," otherwise known as Device 602, equivalent to 57 million tons of TNT, compared with the 20,000 tons' TNT equivalent that felled upward of 100,000 Japanese at Hiroshima.