Severnaya Zemlya


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Severnaya Zemlya

(syĕ`vĭrnīə zĭmlyä`) [Rus.,=northern land], archipelago, c.14,300 sq mi (37,010 sq km), between the Kara and Laptev seas, Krasnoyarsk Territory, N Siberian Russia, off the Taymyr Peninsula. Extending N of lat. 80°N, it is composed of four major islands—October Revolution, Bolshevik, Komsomolets, Pioneer—and several smaller ones. Glaciers are found on the larger islands. Discovered in 1913, it was first named Nicholas II Land.

Severnaya Zemlya

an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of N central Russia
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Region Period Breeding pairs Colonies SE Barents Sea 1960-94 1500 Kolguev Island 2000s [less than or equal to] 700 Kolokolkova Bay 2000s 900-1200 > 10 area Novaya Zemlya 1936-96 1000 55 Novaya Zemlya 1950s 8500 Franz Josef Land 2000s 2000-3000 > 100 Severnaya Zemlya 1990s < 1000 Archipelago Wrangel Island 1970s-80s 250-1000 Chukotka Peninsula 1983-91 > 1000 50 Russian Bering Sea 1980s-2000s > 1500 70 Region Source SE Barents Sea Bakken and Tertitski, 2000 Kolguev Island Zockler et al.
Sundvollen Formation, Lower Ringerike Group, Wenlock, Ringerike Area, Norway; lower part of the Kap Morton Formation, mid-Wenlock, Kap Lucie Marie, Washington Land, North Greenland; Cape Phillips Formation, upper Sheinwoodian of Baillie-Hamilton Island, Arctic Canada; Wenlock, TimanPechora Region and northern Urals; upper half of the Samojlovich Formation, Matusevich River, October Revolution Island, Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago.
Breeding ecology of the ivory gulls Pagophila eburnea in Sedova Archipelago, Severnaya Zemlya.
This year, on their Transarctic '97 expedition, they intended to set off from Severnaya Zemlya, a group of islands located closer to the North Pole than Henrietta Island, and about 50 degrees further west.
A reference to a "sea hare" among a list of marine mammals in the entry on Severnaya Zemlya is, at first sight, equally incomprehensible, especially since this is the popular English name for a marine snail (Aplysa depilans); the confusion no doubt arises from the fact that "sea hare" is a literal translation of the Russian name (morskoi zayats) for the bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus).
The thelodont genus Paralogania Karatajute-Talimaa, 1997 is widespread over the northern hemisphere and has been listed from the East European Platform, Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago, British Isles, Greenland, and northern Canada (Baillie-Hamilton Island and Mackenzie Mountains).
calvus, with very small scales, has been described from the Wenlock of the Severnaya Zemlya Archipelago (Marss & Karatajute-Talimaa 2002).
The second is Hugo Eckener's equally ambitious flight in the dirigible Graf Zeppelin to Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa, Severnaya Zemlya, and Poluostrov Taymyr in the summer of 1931, aimed mainly at an aerial photographic survey.
Gotland Island (Sweden); Saaremaa Island (Estonia); western Latvia; the northern Timan, Novaya Zemlya and Severnaya Zemlya, the Central Urals (Russia); middle Ludlow, Upper Silurian.
Severnaya Zemlya 91-96 (6) Late Cold Branta bernicla bernicla 91-96 (6) Calidris maritima 91-96 (6) Calidris alba 10.