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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Obluch’e Raion, Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Khabarovsk Krai, RSFSR; located in the spurs of the Malyi Khingan in the valley of the Kul’dur River. A railroad station on the Izvestkovaia-Chegdomyn line 330 km from Khabarovsk.

Kul’dur is a balneological resort. The summer is moderately warm (mean July temperature, approximately 18°C), and the winter is very cold (mean January temperature, −27°C). Annual precipitation is approximately 710 mm. The therapeutic agent is hot (72°C) water with the chemical formula

T 72°C pH 9.3

which (after cooling) is used for baths. Treatment is provided for patients with skeletal-muscular, gynecological, dermatological, nervous, or digestive disorders. The resort has a sanatorium and bathhouse.


Plastunov, V. M. Kurort Kul’dur. Khabarovsk, 1971.
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1991; Hebert and Pare 1990; Perreault 2003); Kuldur, eastern Russia (Anonymous 2005); Granasen, Norway (Overeng 2000); Gabbs magnesite--brucite deposit, Nye County, Nevada, USA (Schilling 1968) and Marble Canyon, Culberson County, Texas, USA (Newman and Hoffman 1996).
This is believed to be the case for the Kuldur deposit (Shevelev 2004) and probably for the deposits at Gabbs.