Franz Josef Land (German frants ˈjoːzɛf)
- an archipelago of over 100 islands in the Arctic Ocean, administratively part of Russia.
Area: about 21 000 sq km (8000 sq miles) Russian name: Zemlya Frantsa Iosifa, (zjiˈmlja ˈfrantsə ˈjɔsifə)
Example Sentences Including 'Franz Josef Land'
If there be much more such ice between here and Franz Josef Land , we shall, indeed, want all the time we have.
A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)
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