The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, center of the Ust’-Iana Raion of the Yakut ASSR. It is located in the spurs of the Selenniakh Range, in the valley of the Irgichian River (the basin of the Indigirka). It has tin and gold mines.
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