The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Ten’ka Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, in the basin of the upper Kolyma. Gold is mined near Gastello Imeni. It was named after Hero of the Soviet Union N. F. Gastello.
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