an island in the Barents Sea, 1.5 km off the coast of the Kola Peninsula (Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR).

Kil’din is 17.6 km long and 7 km wide. The surface is a hilly plateau (altitude, to 281 m) composed of sandstones and shales and abruptly broken on the north and west. Broad terraces descend to the south and east. Tundra vegetation predominates.

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In the second and third parts, we show how the geographical space of the Kola Peninsula is represented in the Kildin Saami language, thus providing for the linguistic image.
For instance, reviving the Russian Sami language, called Kildin, not only saw the Sami face damaging internal debates about what alphabet to use (p.65-71) and an unfavorable gap between urban written Kildin and rural spoken Kildin (pp.71-73), but also Nordic pressure to use the more common North Sami language (pp.
In addition, the languages South and Lule Sami are spoken in Norway; South, Lule, Ume and Pite Sami in Sweden; Skolt and Inari Sami in Finland; and Skolt, Kildin and Ter Sami in Russia (Seurujarvi-Kari, 2012).
Once populated throughout by Sami people--Skolt Sami, Kildin Sami, Ter Sami, and Akkala Sami, who lived by hunting and fishing and from small herds of reindeer-and later by Komi people, who arrived in the 1880s with much larger herds from the Pechora region in the east, it has since been hollowed out by massive militarization, the enforced closure of settlements, large-scale mineral extraction, and urban development.
Bunun uzerine Avni, Mehmed Said Pasa'ya tesekkur mahiyetinde bir kaside takdim etmistir: Mahkeme-i adlde kildin beni Hakim-i asude-ser-i ruzgar (...) Sukrunu ifa edemem lutfunun Olsa da nazmim guher-i ruzgar (OZGUL 1990:10)
58) and the surface-to-air missile (SAM) destroyer Bedovyi (Kildin class/pr.
The 40-year-old submarine, which had been decommissioned in 1989, was being towed to a ship repair yard when it sank about 5.5 kilometers off Kildin Island in the Barents Sea about 4 a.m.
One seaman from the 10-man crew was rescued following the incident in the Barents Sea, three miles northwest of Kildin Island.
The submarine's nuclear reactor was shut down at the time the vessel sank at 3am British time about three nautical miles north west of Kildin Island, the ministry said.
morhua kildinensis) that is restricted to the waters of Kildin Island.