Listvianka

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Listvianka

 

an urban-type settlement in Irkutsk Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on Lake Baikal at the source of the Angara River. The Baikal railroad station is on the opposite bank. A shipyard is in Listvianka. The Institute of Limnology of the Siberian division of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR is located there. A museum is connected with the institute.

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As there was no phone signal he waved his arms to what looked like a fisherman on a boat who set off to call for help in Listvianka.
Originally described by Tullberg from Nova Zembla (1877), subsequently has been found in many other locations, usually at high latitudes (Polar Regions): Wrangel Island in Russia, Northwest Territories of Canada, Prudhoe Bay in Alaska (USA), and further south in Kyrgyzstan, and Rocky Mountain National Forest in Colorado (USA) (Mari-Mutt 1984), with a clear Arctic-Al pine disjunction with exception of the reference from Lake Baykal, Listvianka Village.