34 relations: Alay Mountains, Asia, Baltic region, Beetle, Bessarabia, Botany, Bukhara, Chatyr-Kul, Crimea, Entomology, Gansu, Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, Grigory Potanin, Henry John Elwes, Kashgar, Kokonor, Lepidoptera, Mongolia, Nikolay Przhevalsky, Osh, Pamir Mountains, Phylloxera, Podolia Governorate, Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, Russian Far East, Russian Geographical Society, Russians, Saint Petersburg, Sarepta, Silk Road, Tian Shan, Tuva, Zoogeography, Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The Alay or Alai Mountains (Алай тоо кыркасы; Алайский хребет) constitute a mountain range that extends from the Tien Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan west into Tajikistan.
Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.
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The terms Baltic region, Baltic Rim countries, and Baltic Rim refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea.
Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera.
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Bessarabia (Basarabia; Бессарабия Bessarabiya, Бессарабія Bessarabiya) is a historical region in Eastern Europe, bounded by the Dniester river on the east and the Prut river on the west.
Botany, also called plant science(s) or plant biology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.
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Bukhara (Buxoro; Бухоро; بخارا; Бухара), is the capital of the Bukhara Region (viloyat) of Uzbekistan.
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Chatyr-Kul (also Chatyr Köl, Chatyrkol, Kyrgyz: Чатыркөл) is an endorheic alpine lake in the Tian Shan mountains in At-Bashi District of Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan; it lies in the lower part of Chatyr-Kul Depression near the Torugart Pass border crossing into China.
The Crimean Peninsula (Кры́мский полуо́стров, Кри́мський піво́стрів, Къырым ярымадасы), also known simply as Crimea (Крым, Крим, Къырым), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water.
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Entomology (from Greek ἔντομος, moment, "that which is cut in pieces or engraved/segmented", hence "insect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.
Gansu is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the northwest of the country.
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Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (Великий князь Никола́й Миха́йлович, 26 April 1859 – 28 January 1919) was the eldest son of Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia and a first cousin of Alexander III.
Grigory Nikolayevich Potanin (alt. Grigorij Potanin) (Григорий Николаевич Потанин; 4 October 1835 - 6 June 1920) was a Russian ethnographer and natural historian.
Henry John Elwes, FRS (16 May 1846 – 26 November 1922) was a British botanist, entomologist, author, lepidopterist, collector and traveller who became renowned for collecting specimens of lilies during trips to the Himalayas and Korea.
Kashgar (known in Chinese as Kashi) is an oasis city with an approximate population of 350,000.
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Kokonor may refer to.
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The Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes moths and butterflies (both called lepidopterans).
Mongolia (Mongolian: ᠮᠤᠩᠭᠤᠯᠤᠯᠤᠰ in Mongolian script; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked country in east-central Asia.
Nikolay Mikhaylovich Przhevalsky (Никола́й Миха́йлович Пржева́льский; –) was a Russian geographer and a renowned explorer of Central and East Asia.
Osh (Ош) is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the Fergana Valley in the south of the country and often referred to as the "capital of the south".
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The Pamir Mountains are a mountain range in Central Asia at the junction of the Himalayas with the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges.
Grape phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae (Fitch 1855); family Phylloxeridae); originally described in France as Phylloxera vastatrix; equated to the previously described Daktulosphaira vitifoliae, Phylloxera vitifoliae; commonly just called phylloxera (from Greek φύλλον, leaf, and ξερόν, dry) is a pest of commercial grapevines worldwide, originally native to eastern North America.
The Podolia Governorate or Government of Podolia, set up after the Second Partition of Poland, comprised a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire from 1793 to 1917, of the Ukrainian People's Republic from 1917 to 1921, and of the Ukrainian SSR from 1921 to 1925.
Pyotr Petrovich Semenov-Tyan-Shansky (Пётр Петрович Семёнов-Тян-Шанский) (2 January (New style: 14 January), 1827 – 26 February (New style: March 11), 1914) was a Russian geographer and statistician who managed the Russian Geographical Society for more than 40 years.
The Russian Far East (p) is the Russian part of the Far East, i.e. the extreme east parts of Russia, between Lake Baikal in Eastern Siberia and the Pacific Ocean.
The Russian Geographical Society (Russian: Ру́сское географи́ческое о́бщество «РГО») (RGO) is a learned society based in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Russians (русские, russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Russia, who speak the Russian language and primarily live in Russia. They are the most numerous ethnic group in Russia constituting more than 80% of the country's population according to the census of 2010, and the most numerous ethnic group in Europe.
Saint Petersburg (p) is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal subject (a federal city).
Sarepta (modern Sarafand, Lebanon) was a Phoenician city on the Mediterranean coast between Sidon and Tyre, also known biblically as 'Zarephath'.
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The Silk Road or Silk Route is an ancient network of trade and cultural transmission routes that were central to cultural interaction through regions of the Asian continent connecting the West and East by merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads, and urban dwellers from China and India to the Mediterranean Sea during various periods of time.
The Tian Shan (Old Turkic: 𐰴𐰣 𐱅𐰭𐰼𐰃, Tenğri tağ), is a large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia.
The Tyva Republic (p; Тыва Республика, Tyva Respublika), Tyva or Tuva (Тыва, Тува́), is a federal subject of Russia (a republic, also defined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation as a State). It lies in the geographical center of Asia, in southern Siberia.
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Zoogeography is the branch of the science of biogeography that is concerned with the geographic distribution (present and past) of animal species.
The Zoological Museum of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences is a Russian museum devoted to zoology.