Kuznetsk Basin

/kuzˌnjɛtsk ˈbeɪsən/ (say koohz.nyetsk 'baysuhn)

an industrial region in southern Russia in Asia, in south-western Siberia; coalfields. About 69 900 km2.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Kuznetsk Basin — geographical name basin of the Tom S Russia in Asia extending from Novokuznetsk to Tomsk …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kuznetsk Basin — an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia: coal fields. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kuznetsk Basin — Kuz•netsk′ Ba′sin [[t]kʊzˈnɛtsk[/t]] n. geg an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia extending from Tomsk to Novokuznetsk: coal fields …   From formal English to slang

  • Kuznetsk Basin — an industrial region in the S Russian Federation in Asia: coal fields …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Kuznetsk Coal Basin — ▪ region, Russia byname  Kuzbass,  Russian  Kuznetsky Ugolny Basseyn,         one of the largest producing coalfields of (coal mining) Russia, in Kemerovo oblast (province), south central Russia. It lies in the basin of the Tom River between the… …   Universalium

  • Kuznetsk Alatau — ( ru. Кузнецкий Алатау) is a mountain range, South Siberia, Russia between Kuznetsk Depression and Minusinsk Depression. Length: about 300 km., elevation: up to convert|2178|m|ft|0. It is part of the mountain system of Central Asia.These… …   Wikipedia

  • Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …   Universalium

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