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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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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 Tompon Raion, Yakut ASSR. A port on the Aldan River, Khandyga is 445 km northeast of Yakutsk. Khandyga has a geological museum.
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