Siberian sentence example
Thus he reached the New Siberian or Liakhov Islands, and for years afterwards the seekers for fossil ivory resorted to them.
Among the imported flora are tea, Siberian coffee, cocoa, Ceara rubber (which has not done well), Manila hemp, teak, cocoanut and a number of ornamental trees, fruit-trees, vegetables and garden plants.
In March 1770 a merchant named Liakhov saw a large herd of reindeer coming from the north to the Siberian coast, which induced him to start in a sledge in the direction whence they came.
We distinguish between a Siberian, Mongolian, Mediterranean and European province, none of which can be well defined.
Besides the Academy of Science, the Moscow Society of Naturalists, the Mineralogical Society, the Geographical Society, with its Caucasian and Siberian branches, the archaeological societies and the scientific societies of the Baltic provinces, all of which are of old and recognized standing, there have lately sprung up a series of new societies in connexion with each university, and their serials are yearly growing in importance, as, too, are those of the Moscow Society of Friends of Natural Science, the Chemico-Physical Society, and various medical, educational and other associations.Advertisement
A considerable number of new railways, including the Siberian, have been built with money obtained from that source.
On the other hand, several Asiatic species (Siberian pine, larch, cedar) grow freely in the N.E., while numerous shrubs and herbaceous plants, originally from the Asiatic steppes, have found their way into the S.E.
Innumerable clusters of wild cherries (Prunus Chamaecerasus), wild apricots (Amygdalus nana), the Siberian pea-tree (Caragana frutescens), and other deep-rooted shrubs grow at the bottoms of the depressions and on the slopes of the ravines, imparting to the steppe that charm which manifests itself in the popular poetry.
The most important of the new railways is the Siberian, of which the first section, Chelyabinsk to Omsk, was opened in December 1895, and which, except for a short section round Lake Baikal, in 1901 was completed right through to Stryetensk, on the Shilka, the head of navigation on the Shilka and the Amur, 2710 m.
At the Pacific end of the Siberian railway a line connecting Vladivostok with Khabarovsk (479 m.) at the junction of the Amur and the Usuri, was first of all built, following the valley of the Usuri.Advertisement
At the same time several secondary lines were built in connexion with the Siberian line.
Taking the Lake Aral and Siberian river fisheries into account, it is estimated that altogether the fishing industries yield a revenue to the state of £330,000 annually.'
Farther south, in the Chinese provinces of Shansi and Shensi, the geological succession is similar in some respects to that of the Siberian Palaeozoic plateau, but the sequence is more complete.
Its animals and plants have a special character suited to the peculiar climatal conditions, more closely allied to those of the adjacent northern Siberian tract than of the other bordering regions.
On reaching the Tibetan plateau, with the increased dryness the flora assumes many features of the Siberian type.Advertisement
Many true Siberian species are found, and more Siberian genera.
Some of the Siberian forms, thus brought into proximity with the Indian flora, extend to the rainy parts of the mountains, and even to the plains of upper India.
A Norse belief found in Iceland is that the fylgia, a genius in animal form, attends human beings; and these animal guardians may sometimes be seen fighting; in the same way the Siberian shamans send their animal familiars to do battle instead of deciding their quarrels in person.
Other breeds include the Japanese, with an orange coat, broadly banded on the hind-quarters with black; the pink-eyed and short and thick-furred albino Polish; the Siberian, probably produced by crossing the Himalayan with the Angora; and the black-and-tan and blue-and-tan.
These plains, which are entered by the great Siberian highway Elevated.Advertisement
The more important iron-works of the Urals are situated on the Siberian slope of the range.
The Shilka and the Argun, which form it, flow first towards the north-east along the windings of the lower terrace of the great plateau; from this the Amur descends, cutting through the Great Khingan and flowing down the terraces of the eastern versant towards the Pacific. A noteworthy feature of the principal Siberian rivers is that each is formed by the confluence of a pair of rivers.
Owing to the fact that the great plateau separates the Lena from the Amur, no easy water communication can be established between the latter and the other Siberian rivers.
But the trench of the Uda, to the east of Lake Baikal, offers easy access for the Great Siberian railway up to and across the high plateau.
The fir appears in the Siberian varieties Picea obovata and P. ayanensis.Advertisement
Engler's Versuch einer Entwickelungsgeschichte der Pflanzenwelt (Leipzig, 1879-1882), we should have in Siberia (a) the arctic region; (b) the sub-arctic or coniferous region - north Siberian province; (c) the Central-Asian domain - Altai and Daurian mountainous regions; and (d) the east Chinese, intruding into the basin of the Amur.
The Siberian larch predominates also in the alpine tracts fringing the plateau on the north, intermingled with the fir, stone-pine, aspen and birch.
No exact statistics of Siberian exile were kept before 1823.
On the other hand the severe measures taken by the government prevented the growth of anything like legalized slavery on Siberian soil; but the people, ruined as they were both by the intrusion of agricultural colonists and by the exactions of government officials, fell into what was practically a kind of slavery to the merchants.
Tyumen (29,651) in West Siberia, head of Siberian navigation; Barnaul (29,850), capital of the Altai region; Krasnoyarsk (33337) and Tobolsk (21,401), both mere administrative centres; Biysk (17,206), centre of the Altai trade; Khabarovsk (15,082), administrative centre of the Amur region; Chita (11,480), the capital of Transbaikalia; Nikolsk (22,000); Irbit (20,064); Kolyvan (11,703), the centre of the trade of southern Tomsk; Yeniseisk (11,539), the centre of the gold-mining region of the same name; Kurgan (10, 579), a growing town in Tobolsk; and Minusinsk (10,255), in the southern part of .the Yeniseisk province, trading with north-west Mongolia.Advertisement
Navigation on the Siberian rivers has developed both as regards the number of steamers plying and the number of branch rivers traversed.
A route was laid out about 1868 round the south shore of Lake Baikal in order to maintain communication with Transbaikalia during the spring and autumn, and in 1905 the great Siberian railway was completed round the same extremity of the lake.
In 1884 this line was continued as far as Tyumen, the head of navigation on the Siberian rivers.
It was supposed at that time that this line would form part of the projected trans-Siberian railway; but it was finally decided, in 1885, to give a more southerly direction to the railway and to continue the Moscow-Samara line to Ufa, Zlatoust in the Urals, and Chelyabinsk on the west Siberian prairies, at the head of one of the tributaries of the Ob.
Thence the line was continued across the prairies to Kurgan and Omsk, and from there it followed the great Siberian highway to Krasnoyarsk and Irkutsk, and on round Lake Baikal to Chita and Stryetensk on the Shilka.Advertisement
Returning westwards, Chelyabinsk has been connected with Ekaterinburg (153 m.); and a branch line has been built from the main Siberian line to Tomsk (54 m.).
Middendorff's journey (1844-1845) to north-eastern Siberia - contemporaneous with Castren's journeys for the special study of the Ural-Altaian languages - directed attention to the far north and awakened interest in the Amur, the basin of which soon became the scene of the expeditions of Akhte and Schwarz (1852), and later on (1854-1857) of the Siberian expedition to which we owe so marked an advance in our knowledge of East Siberia.
The Siberian branch of the Russian Geographical Society was founded at the same time at Irkutsk, and afterwards became a permanent centre for the exploration of Siberia; while the opening of the Amur and Sakhalin attracted Maack, Schmidt, Glehn, Radde and Schrenck, whose works on the flora, fauna and inhabitants of Siberia have become widely known.
This same character is also exhibited by the bottoms of the broad valleys, while the more elevated and hilly portions of the territory, especially on their northern slopes, are covered with larch, cedar, pine and deciduous trees belonging to the Siberian flora; where the forests fail they are marshy or assume the character of Alpine meadows - e.g.
The fauna is a mixture of the Siberian and the Daurian - the latter penetrating up the valleys of the Selenga basin.Advertisement
These, as has been seen, spoke a cognate dialect, and the tombs which belong to their period show exactly the same culture with Greek and Siberian elements.
It is bounded on the east by Alaska, and on the west by the Siberian and Kamchatkan coast.
In1890-1891he made a tour in Greece, Egypt, India, Ceylon and Japan, where he narrowly escaped assassination at the hands of a Japanese fanatic. On the return journey by Siberia, at Vladivostok, he turned the first sod of the eastern section of the Siberian railway, and two years afterwards (1893) he was appointed president of the imperial committee for that great undertaking.
The Siberian roe (C. pygargus), which is common in the Altai, is larger and paler than the type species, with shorter and more hairy ears, a larger white rump-patch, and small irregular snags on the inner border of the antlers.
The Manchurian roe (Capreolus manchuricus) is about the size of the European species, with antlers of the type of those of the Siberian roe, but more slender, and the coat shorter.Advertisement
Although described in 1889 as a local variety of the Siberian species, the Manchurian roe really appears, both as regards stature, hairiness and the black and white markings on the muzzle, much more nearly related to the European animal.
After long continued frost the last of the included brine may be frozen and the salts driven out in crystals on the surface; these crystals are known to polar explorers by the Siberian name of rassol.
Siberian Corps was therefore reinforced towards the end of May up to a strength of above 35,000.
Kropotkin had never wished for a military career, but, as he had not the means to enter the St Petersburg University, he elected to join a Siberian Cossack regiment in the recently annexed Amur district, where there were prospects of administrative work.
Of Branchiopsyllus (Sars, 1897) the male is not yet known, but in his genera of the same date, the Siberian Artemiopsis and the South African Branchipodopsis (1898), there is no such appendage.Advertisement
The most i m important developments of the cult are in East Asia p p among the Siberian tribes; among the Ainu of Sakhalin a young bear is caught at the end of winter and fed for some nine months; then after receiving honours it is killed, and the people, who previously show marks of grief at its approaching fate, dance merrily and feast on its body.
The best variety for culture in Britain is that with red female flowers; the light-flowered kinds are said to produce inferior wood, and the Siberian larch does not grow in Scotland nearly as fast as the Alpine tree.
The least specialized genus is Zapus, containing the jumping-mice of North America, with one outlying Siberian species, in which the five metatarsals are free, as are also the cervical vertebrae, the small upper premolar being retained.
The country is dotted over with large and small lakes, generally salt or alkaline, and intersected by streams, and the soil is boggy and covered with tussocks of grass, thus resembling the Siberian tundra and the Pamirs.
Formerly also Sticta pulmonaria was much employed in brewing instead of hops, and it is said that a Siberian monastery was much celebrated for its beer which was flavoured with the bitter principle of this species.
The Siberian fir is found scattered at intervals throughout the Alps but is not common.
The last named (the well-known " edelweiss ") is at the present day characteristic of the Siberian steppes.
The so-called Siberian jay is one of the most entertaining birds in the world.
The Canadian are silky in nature and inclined to a creamy colour, while the Siberian are more woolly and rather whiter.
This measurement refers to the Russian and Siberian sorts, which are the only kind imported for the fur.
The Siberian is smaller than the North American and the Russian still smaller.
As has been explained, sable is a term applied for centuries past to the darker sorts of the Russian Siberian martens, and for years past the same term has been bestowed by the retail trade upon the American and Canadian martens.
The extensive Russian trade is now largely conducted over the Siberian railroad, and this, next to the transit to London, represents the largest volume of tea traffic passing in one channel.
A Siberian barrow, described by Demidov, contained three contiguous chambers of unhewn stone.
The Ayan spruce (Abies ayanensis), the Sakhalin fir (Abies sachalensis) and the Daurian larch are the chief trees; on the upper parts of the mountains are the Siberian rampant cedar (Cembra pumila) and the Kurilian bamboo (Arundinaria kurilense).
The avi-fauna is the common Siberian, and the rivers swarm with fish, especially species of salmon (Oncorhynchus).
The upper levels of the Himalayas slope northwards gradually to the Tibetan uplands, over which the Siberian temperate vegetation ranges.
There were landed at Cape Evans 17 Siberian ponies, .33 Siberian sledge dogs and three motor sledges on the design of which Scott had taken immense pains.
The Siberian harbour is conspicuous during the fair on account of its accumulations of tea boxes and temporary shelters, in which the different kinds of tea are tried and appraised by tasters.
During these two centuries they fortified the lower river, settled it, and penetrated farther eastward into the steppes towards the upper Ural and thence to the upper parts of the Tobol and other great Siberian rivers.
The recently extinct Siberian mammoth and woolly rhinoceros were closely allied to species now inhabiting tropical regions exclusively.
In the coniferous forests the black grouse, hazel grouse and willow grouse, capercailzie and woodcock are the principal game birds; the crane is found in marshy clearings, birds of prey are numerous, and the Siberian jay in the north and the common jay in the south are often heard.
It abounds on the Alps, the Carpathians and the Siberian ranges, in Switzerland being found at an altitude of 4000 to 6000 ft.
Talienwan is in railway connexion with Niuchwang and Peking and via the Siberian railway with Europe.
On the Tibetan plateau, with the increased dryness, a Siberian type is established, with many true Siberian species and more genera; and some of the Siberian forms are further disseminated, even to the plains of Upper India.
The Kuznetsk Ala-tau range, on the left bank of the Abakan, runs north-east into the government of Yeniseisk, while a complexus of imperfectly mapped mountains (Chukchut, Salair, Abakan) fills up the country northwards towards the Siberian railway and westwards towards the Ob.
The Siberian Tatars are estimated (1895) at 80,000 of Turki stock and about 40,000 of mixed Finnic stock.
Siberian fur hunters at once flocked to the Commander Islands and gradually moved eastward across the Aleutian Islands to the mainland.
In northern Europe this belt is characterized by such species as Picea excelsa (spruce), which extends south to the mountains of the Mediterranean region; Pinus sylvestris (Scottish fir), reaching from the far north to western Spain, Persia and Asia Minor; Juniperus communis, &c. In north Siberia Pinus Cembra (Cembra or Arolla Pine) has a wide range; also Abies sibirica (Siberian silver fir), Larix sibirica and Juniperus Sabina (savin).
Agriculture is successfully carried on in the north, the Siberian railway running between Petropavlovsk and Omsk through a very fertile, well-populated region.
It was Siberian or north European.
This does not explain the marchen of 'African, and perhaps not of Siberian races.
Phyllotheca occurs also in Jurassic rocks in Italy and in Siberian strata originally described as Jurassic, but which Zeiller has shown are no doubt of Permian age.
Evidence of the same northern extension is supplied by floras described by Schmalhausen from Permian rocks in the Pechora valley (Map A, VI.), the Siberian genus Rhiptozamites being very similar to, and probably generically identical with, Naeggerathiopsis of the Glossopteris flora.
Some were condemned to death, others to solitary confinement in fortresses, others to the Siberian mines and colonies.
Jumping into a taxi we then went to Newford duck pond, where 9 chiffchaffs were seen including a much paler Siberian chiffchaff.
Ducks and partridges are also common, but all birds are hunted widely and many are becoming uncommon, including the endangered Siberian crane.
Immune Tonic Studies show that Siberian ginseng enhances white blood cell activity, thus providing support to a compromised immune system.
Siberian ginseng belongs to a different botanical family than Korean and American ginseng, but the properties and uses of all three are similar.
Typical mountain steppe mammals include Altai pika Ochotona alpina, arctic ground squirrel Citellus undulatus and Siberian chipmunk Tamias sibiricus.
Other popular types include the tall, slender Siberian iris for moist, fertile soil, with flowers of blue, indigo or white.
Then I heard what sounded like a party of Siberian jays calling from the other side of the lake.
Banham Zoo has many rare and endangered species, including the snow leopard and Siberian tiger.
Why, unlike so many other distance mushers, have you decided to race Siberian huskies?
Global warming and the melting of vast areas of Siberian permafrost has been in the news recently.
Siberian ginseng has also been shown to suppress cancer cells by enhancing phagocytosis and production of leukocytes.
This latest embarrassing setback follows news last month that well testing at another Siberian field would be delayed due to melting permafrost.
So time has changed the Malay brother of the Siberian shaman into a humble relative of the Sufi mystic.
I have often seen the temperature in the Siberian steppes fall to more than forty degrees below freezing point!
There are now more Siberian tigers in the world's zoo's than in the wild.
Cafe break then more; find a siberian weasel!
The soundings of Nansen and Sverdrup on the " Fram " expedition indicate that northward from the Siberian Shelf the great North Polar Basin has an area of about 4,000,000 sq.
I have often seen the temperature in the Siberian steppes fall to more than forty degrees below freezing point !
Chats were abundant, particularly Redstart, but Black Redstart was also seen and all Stonechats seen were of the ' Siberian ' subspecies.
There are now more Siberian Tigers in the world 's zoo 's than in the wild.
Cafe break then more; find a siberian weasel !
Siberian cats are a breed that was first imported from Russia in the 1990s.
When testing was carried out against a limited number of other breeds, including Abyssinians and the average Tabby, the Siberian did indeed show lower levels of the protein in fur and skin samples.
The Siberian cat is believed to produce less of the Fel D 1 allergens than other cat breeds.
If you are looking for Siberian cat breeders, you may have trouble finding one in your area.
The Siberian is a long-haired cat that is native to Russia.
The Siberian is very playful and is so fascinated with water that she will often drop toys in it and bat them around.
Some people believe that the Siberian is less likely to cause allergy problems than other breeds.
If you have decided that you definitely want a Siberian cat, it is very important that you pick the best breeder available.
You may find a Siberian cat more easily by searching the Internet rather than trying to find one locally.
Getting a cat at a Siberian cat rescue is a good way to enable an abandoned cat to have a better life.
A Siberian is a loving and friendly breed of cat.
Happy Camper is an herbal supplement that contains several ingredients believed to work in combination to reduce anxiety and depression including kava kava, kola nut, Siberian ginseng and lavender.
Not to be confused with American ginseng or Siberian ginseng, the National Institute of Health's reference website Medline Plus indicates that panax ginseng may be used to treat pain associated with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue.
The two most cherished goose downs are Hungarian and Siberian.
Siberian goose down is also from an extremely cold climate and is used for very high-end comforters.
Top Ten Working encompasses the traditional mushing breeds such as Siberian Huskies, but it also includes Boxers, Doberman Pinschers and Great Pyrenees.
Ukok priestess mummy, nicknamed the Siberian Ice Maiden, was found on the steppes of eastern Russia.
P. grandiflora is a handsome Siberian perennial, hardy in light dry soils, but impatient of damp and undrained situations, where its thick fleshy roots decay.
Siberian Flag (Iris Sibirica) - A slender plant, 2 or 3 feet high, with narrow grassy leaves, and in summer somewhat small showy blue flowers, beautifully veined with white and violet.
The Siberian Iris is very hardy and spare plants are easily established in ditches or damp spots.
M. baccata or Berry Apple (so called from its small round fruits) are known as Siberian Crabs.
Yes, I'm talking about the Internet where you can buy everything from a Siberian Husky to a garden bench.
In a display of dedication to their craft, the owners of the company traveled into Eastern Europe in 1989 to bring back more than 60 cultivars of Siberian tomatoes known for cold-hardiness, early ripening and outstanding flavor.
An early discovery of Siberian garnets by Soviet geologist Larissa Popugaieva may have led to the eventual founding of Mirny Mine.
Considering the Siberian climate, it is amazing that Mirny Mine became one of the world's largest diamond producers.
The seven-month long Siberian winter produced low temperatures that could render mining equipment useless.
While golden retrievers and Siberian huskies might not need you to try knitting a dog sweater for them, other dogs, like dachshunds and poodles will definitely appreciate the warmth of a cozy sweater for those cold, winter days.
Europe have held their ground; while in the Urals only a few - now Siberian, but formerly also European - are met with.