Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land

[land; German lahnt]
noun
an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, E of Spitzbergen and N of Novaya Zemlya: belongs to the Russian Federation.
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Franz Josef Land (German frants ˈjoːzɛf)
 
n
Russian name: Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa an archipelago of over 100 islands in the Arctic Ocean, administratively part of Russia. Area: about 21 000 sq km (8000 sq miles)

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