Definition of Lena river
1. Noun. A Russian river in Siberia; flows northward into the Laptev Sea.
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Literary usage of Lena river
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe: With a Historical Review of by Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1885)
"... Norway—Contract for the piloting of the Lena up the lena river— The voyage of the Lena through the delta and up the river to Yakutsk •—The natural state ..."
2. Russian Nihilism and Exile Life in Siberia: A Graphic and Chronological by James William Buel (1883)
"... exploring expedition, which are now (as I write) being investigated before a commission at Washington, has brought the lena river into such prominence ..."
3. The Marvellous Wonders of the Polar World by Herman Dieck (1885)
"... Dogs Abandoned —The Retreat—Drifted to the Northwest—Bennett Island—The Lena River Reached— Nearing the Siberian Coast—Without Drinking-Water for Five ..."
4. In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long by George Wallace Melville (1885)
"Search for the small boat, containing eight persons, should be made from the west mouth of the lena river to and beyond the east mouth of the Jana River. ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1882)
"... of Eastern Siberia telegraphed that the Jeannette hud been wrecked, and that two boat-loads of the crew had landed near the mouth of the lena river. ..."