Mirny

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Mirny

(mēr`nē), town, NE Siberian Russia, in Sakha Republic. Founded in 1956, when diamonds were discovered, Mirny grew rapidly and is now the center of the Russian diamond-mining industry.
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Using helicopter and biplane, we traveled to the mining center of Mirnyy, on one of the Lena's major tributaries, the Vilyuy River, and to a reindeer camp deep in the Verkhoyanskiy mountain chain that bounds the Lena to the east.