Kargasok

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kargasok

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative cen-ter of Kargasok Raion, Tomsk Oblast, RSFSR. It is a port onthe left bank of the Ob’ River, 535 km northwest of Tomsk. Itis the site of a logging and timber procurement establishment, afish-processing plant, and a creamery. It also has a meat anddairy sovkhoz and a livestock-fattening sovkhoz. There are pe-troleum and natural gas deposits and timber industries in theregion.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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