Kotelnich


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Kotel’nich

 

a city in Kirov Oblast, RSFSR, on the right bank of the Viatka, below the influx of the Moloma River, 87 km southwest of Kirov. An important wharf; a junction for railroad lines to Kirov, Gorky, and Bui and for highways. Population, 29,000 (1970). Kotel’nich has a meat combine, a creamery, a woodworking combine, and a furniture factory, knitted-wear and clothing factories, and metalworking plants. A cooperative technicum and a medical school are located in the city. There is a museum of local lore.

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During a recent expedition to a region near the town of Kotelnich in Russia, researchers from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, United States, and the Vyatka Paleontological Museum found the prehistoric fossils.
Mr Andras Tamas had not set foot outside the confines of the small hospital in the provincial town of Kotelnich, in Central Russia, since Soviet secret police brought him there in 1947.
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