The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Nogliki Raion, Sakha-lin Oblast, RSFSR. It lies in the northeastern part of SakhalinIsland, 7 km from the coast of the Sea of Okhotsk. There is arailroad station, and petroleum is extracted.
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