Pioneer Island is part of the Severnaya Zemlya group in the Russian Arctic . It measures 1,527 km 2 (590 sq mi) in area. The island was discovered by Georgy Ushakov and Nikolay Urvantsev during their 1930-32 expedition. 
This island contains the Pioneer Glacier. 
Geological and biological data:  & 
- List of islands of Russia
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