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Pioneer Island (Russia)

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Pioneer Island
Pioneer Island, Russia
ArchipelagoSevernaya Zemlya

Pioneer Island is part of the Severnaya Zemlya group in the Russian Arctic. It measures 1,527 km2 (590 sq mi) in area. The island was discovered by Georgy Ushakov and Nikolay Urvantsev during their 1930-32 expedition.[1]

This island contains the Pioneer Glacier.[2]

Geological and biological data: [3] & [4]

See also


  1. ^ Barr, William (1975). "Severnaya Zemlya: the last major discovery". Geographical Journal. 141 (1): 59–71. doi:10.2307/1796946. JSTOR 1796946.
  2. ^ "Russian Arctic - Severnaya Zemlya". Archived from the original on December 23, 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-23. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Cat.Inist
  4. ^ Kollmann, J.; Vieli, M.; Edwards, P. J.; Tockner, K.; Ward, J. V. (1999). "Interactions between Vegetation Development and Island Formation in the Alpine River Tagliamento". Applied Vegetation Science. 2 (1): 25–36. doi:10.2307/1478878. JSTOR 1478878.
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