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Severnaya Zemlya

[sev-er-nuh-yah zem-lee-ah; Russian syi-vyir-nuh-yah zim-lyah] /ˌsɛv ər nəˈyɑ ˌzɛm liˈɑ; Russian syɪ vyɪr nʌˈyɑ zɪmˈlyɑ/
noun
1.
an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, between the Kara Sea and Laptev Sea, in N Russia. 14,175 sq. mi. (36,712 sq. km).
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Severnaya Zemlya

/Russian ˈsjevɪrnəjə zɪmˈlja/
noun
1.
an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean off the coast of N central Russia
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archipelago, Krasnoyarsk kray (region), northern Russia. It lies in the Arctic Ocean between the Kara Sea (west) and Laptev Sea (east). Severnaya Zemlya lies immediately north of Cape Chelyuskin, the most northerly point in Siberia, from which it is separated by Vilkitsky Strait

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