Belokurikha


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Belokurikha

 

an urban-type settlement and balneological health resort in Smolensk Raion, Altai Krai, RSFSR. Belokurikha is located among the spurs of the Cherginsk Mountain Range at an altitude of 250–300 m in the valley of the Bolshaia Belokurikha River. The town is 75 km to the south of the nearest railroad station at Biisk and 250 km from Barnaul. In 1968, Belokurikha had a population of 5,700. The summers are sunny and warm, with an average July temperature of 20° C; the winters are moderately cold, with an average January temperature of -16° C; precipitation is approximately 465 mm per year. Means for medical treatment include the following: thermal waters (37. 1° C); radon waters (1.37 × 1012 disintegrations per second per cubic meter, or 37 Mach units); waters aerated with nitrogen mixed with rare gases, used for baths, drinking, bathing in swimming pools, inhalations, and irrigations; radon applications; and air-radon insufflations. There are sanatoriums for children and adults as well as a bathhouse. Patients with diseases of the circulatory system, the joint and motor functions, and the nervous and gynecological systems are treated here.

REFERENCE

Kaznacheev, V. P., and E. F. Cherniavskii. Kurort Belokurikha, 2nd ed. [Barnaul,] 1967.
References in periodicals archive ?
Open Competition: Open Tender For The Right To Enter Into Contracts For The Provision Of Spa Services To Employees Of The FSUE [beaucoup moins que]State ATM Corporation In The Cities Of: Belokurikha, Kislovodsk, Pyatigorsk, Zheleznovodsk, Essentuki.
But Odzhan was forced to abandon his hermit lifestyle when his parents vanished in May and he ventured in to the nearby village of Belokurikha for help.
Open Competition: The conclusion of an energy contract for performance of work aimed at energy conservation and energy efficiency of electric power during operation of networks of street lighting in the city of Belokurikha of the Altai Territory