geographical name peninsula 750 miles (1207 kilometers) long E Russia in Asia between Sea of Okhotsk & Bering Sea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kamchatka — Kamchatka, península de (Kamčatka) ► Prov. del E de Rusia; 472 300 km2 y 466 000 h. Cap., Petropavlovsk Kamčatskij …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kamchatka — Siberian peninsula, named for a native people, the Kamchadal, from Koriak konchachal, said to mean men of the far end …   Etymology dictionary

  • Kamchatka — [käm chät′kə] peninsula in NE Siberia, between the Sea of Okhotsk & the Bering Sea: c. 750 mi (1,207 km) long; 140,000 sq mi (362,599 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Kamchatka — Kamtchatka Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kamtchatka (homonymie). Kamtchatka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kamchatka — Lage der Halbinsel Kamtschatka Im Hintergrund: der Vulkan Awatschinskaja Sopka …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kamchatka — Kamchatkan, adj., n. /kam chaht keuh, chat /; Russ. /kum chyaht keuh/, n. a peninsula in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, extending S between the Bering Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk. 750 mi. (1210 km) long; 104,200 sq. mi. (269,880 sq. km) wide.… …   Universalium

  • Kamchatka — noun A long peninsula in the Russian Far East, lying between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk …   Wiktionary

  • KAMCHATKA —    (7), a long narrow peninsula on the E. coast of Siberia, stretching southwards between the Behring Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk, with a precipitous coast and a volcanic range of mountains down the centre, has a cold, wet climate, grass and tree… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Kamchatka —  Peninsula, Russia …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Kamchatka — penin, E Russia, betw. The Bering and Okhotsk Seas …   Webster's Gazetteer

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