Belichan

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Belichan

 

an urban-type settlement in Susuman Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, on the Berelekh River (Kolyma basin). Located 15 km from the city of Susuman. Population, 1,200 (1968). Gold is extracted here.

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