The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Severo-Evensk Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR. Evensk is located on the shore of the Gizhiga Inlet of Shelikhov Gulf, 530 km northeast of Magadan. The settlement has a fish-processing plant.
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