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Urup

 

an island in the southwestern Kuril Islands, between the Urup and Friz straits. Urup Island is 120 km long and has an area of 1,430 sq km. The island reaches its highest elevation—1,426 m—at Mount Vysokaia. The island has four volcanic ranges: Krishtofovich, Petr Shmidt, Shokal’skii, and Kompaneiskii. Each range is composed of several volcanoes whose bases are connected. Two of the 25 volcanoes—Trezubets and Berga—are active. On the slopes of the volcanoes there are dwarf stone pines and alder and birch elfin woodland with bamboo thickets.


Urup

 

an urban-type settlement in Urup Raion, Karachai-Cherkess Autonomous Oblast. Situated on the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus, Urup lies on the Urup River, a tributary of the Kuban’. The settlement is 120 km southwest of the city of Cherkessk. Industry is represented by a dressing combine for copper ore.


Urup

 

a river in the Northern Caucasus, a left tributary of the Kuban’ River. The Urup is 231 km long and drains an area of 3,220 sq km. It rises on the slopes of Mount Urup in the Greater Caucasus. In its upper course, the Urup is a mountain river; in its lower course, it flows along a plain. The river is fed by mixed sources, but primarily by rain; freshets sometimes occur as a result of heavy rain. The mean flow rate is 16.5 cu m per sec. Between December and February, the Urup freezes over intermittently. The river is used for irrigation. The city of Armavir is located near the mouth of the Urup.

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Esta expedicion permanecio en Urup hasta la primavera de 1805, es decir, hasta que fallecio su lider Zvezdochetov.
All haulouts and rookeries were surveyed, except the northern and southern extremities of Urup Island and one site at Chirinkotan Island, totalling 6,873 individuals (5,033 age 1 year and older and 1,840 live pups (Tables 9 and 11); an additional 33 pups were seen at other sites and are not included in Table 11.
Most Russian copper operations are located in the Urals, the exception being the Urup enterprise in the Krasnodar region.
9 was also recorded in the Pacific Ocean near the desert island of Urup.
AKVA group is acquiring the shares from Scheel & Urup Holding ApS for a consideration of a fixed sum of approximately DKK13m and additional payments based on future performance.
I myself was born in Urup Island, the fifth island from the Nemuro Peninsula, where not only Ainu but also Japanese lived,'' Akibe, 63, said.
Norwegian fish farming technology provider AKVA Group ASA said on Monday (13 August) that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire an 85% holding in the Danish water recirculation technology firm UNI Aqua AS from Scheel & Urup Holding ApS.
The treaty confirmed the Russo-Japanese border between Urup Island and Etorofu Island, the northernmost island of the disputed area in northern Pacific called Northern Territories by the Japanese and Southern Kurils by the Russians.
In 1998, Japan reportedly offered a compromise proposal that would give Russia temporary administrative rights over the islands as long as Moscow agrees to draw a demarcation line between Etorofu, the northernmost of the islands, and Russia's Urup Island.
In that year, Japan reportedly offered a compromise proposal that would give Russia temporary administrative rights over the islands as long as Russia agrees to draw a demarcation line between Etorofu, the northernmost of them, and Russia's Urup Island.
In the April 1998 Kawana proposal, rejected by Russia, Japan offered a compromise deal that would give Russia temporary administration over the disputed islands as long as it agreed to draw a demarcation line between Etorofu, the northernmost of the islands, and Russia's Urup Island.