Ilirgytgyn

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Ilirgytgyn

 

(also Pyyilin and Ilirgytkin), a lake in the Yakut ASSR. Located in the extreme north of the Kolyma Lowland, it occupies an area of 115 sq km. The Votapvaam River flows through Lake Ilirgytgyn and empties into the East Siberian Sea. A nameless river has its source in Lake Ilirgytgyn; the river then passes through Lake Al’kygytgyn and flows into the Votapvaam. Lake Irigytgyn is fed by rain and snow.

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