Franz Josef Land
geographical name archipelago Russia in Arctic Ocean N of Novaya Zemlya

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  • Franz Josef Land — Franz Josef Land, Franz Joseph Land, or Francis Joseph s Land (Russ. Земля Франца Иосифа , Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa ) is an archipelago located in the far north of Russia. It is found in the Arctic Ocean north of Novaya Zemlya and east of Svalbard,… …   Wikipedia

  • Franz-Josef-Land — Satellitenbild des Franz Josef Landes Gewässer Arktischer Ozean …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Franz Josef Land — /land/; Ger. /lahnt/ an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, E of Spitzbergen and N of Novaya Zemlya: belongs to the Russian Federation. Also called Fridtjof Nansen Land. * * * Russian Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa Archipelago, northeastern Barents Sea.… …   Universalium

  • Franz-Josef-Land —   [nach dem österreichischen Kaiser Franz Joseph I.], russisch Semljạ Frạnza Iọssifa, Inselgruppe im Nordpolarmeer östlich von Spitzbergen, wurde 1928 in das sowjetische Hoheitsgebiet einbezogen und gehört heute zu Russland; umfasst 191 Inseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Franz Josef Land — group of islands of Russia, in the Arctic Ocean, north of Novaya Zemlya: c. 6,229 sq mi (16,133 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Franz Josef Land — Sp Prãno Juõzapo Žẽmė Ap Земля Франца Иосифа/Franz Josef Land L ss. Barenco j., RF …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Franz Josef Land — Franz′ Jo′sef Land [[t]lænd[/t]] germ. [[t]lɑnt[/t]] n. geg an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, E of Spitzbergen and N of Novaya Zemlya: belongs to the Russian Federation Also called Fridtjof Nansen Land …   From formal English to slang

  • Franz Josef Land — /land/; Ger. /lahnt/ an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, E of Spitzbergen and N of Novaya Zemlya: belongs to the Russian Federation. Also called Fridtjof Nansen Land …   Useful english dictionary

  • FRANZ-JOSEF LAND —    an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, N. of Nova Zembla; was discovered and partly explored in 1873 74 by Payer and Weyprecht; consists of two main divisions, Wilczek Land to the E., and Zichy Land to the W., between which runs Austria Sound.… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Franz Josef Land — noun an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, east of Spitsbergen and north of Novaya Zemlya, belonging to Russia. About 20 700 km2. Also, Fridtjof Nansen Land …   Australian English dictionary

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